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A La Carte (May 25)

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Spiritual Dry Spells: Causes and Cures – We all go through a spiritual dry spell at one time or another, don’t we? Here’s a word on causes and cures.

Fifty Shades of Khaki: Biblical Minimalism – Clint Archer on minimalism. “The average American house contains over 300,000 items. The community of modern minimalists I stumbled upon while researching efficient packing strategies strives to prune its inventory of possessions to three digits at most.”

Atheism’s Foundation for Morality – Randy Alcorn: “Choosing moral behaviors because they make you feel happy can make sense, in a Bertrand Russell/Sam Harris sort of way, but what if it makes you feel happy to torture animals or kill Jews or steal from your employer?”

35 Things I Wish I’d Known in High School – Here is some wisdom for young ladies.

Real Glory – This is a good one: “What a day it will be. A day when true honor will be unveiled.”

The Holy Spirit Before Pentecost – This is a helpful illustration of the Holy Spirit before and after Pentecost.

(My graphic designer is on vacation, so I am on a quote graphic hiatus; quotes will return in 2 weeks.)


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