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Weekend A La Carte (8/4)

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The Courage To Put Away Our Cameras – I give this article a big thumbs up. “The degree to which we are able to be present in the moment, psychologists say, is one of the chief indicators of mental health and security in our personal identity. I can buy that. And I would submit that this takes a lot of courage.” (HT)

The Course of Your Life – Matthias Media has an excellent new resource called The Course of Your Life. It’s well worth checking out. If you’re a Friend of the Blog, you can log in to the Friends site and find a deal based on it.

The Case for Early Marriage – Mark Regnerus: “Amid our purity pledges and attempts to make chastity hip, we forgot to teach young Christians how to tie the knot.”

When Lightning Strikes Twice – John Knight points to an amazing interview about disability. Give it a read!

What Lindsay Saw – John Starke has a good article on hospitality. Be sure to read down to Lindsay’s part of the story.

World Speed Record – Here’s something to keep in mind when watching the Olympic sprinters: they’ve got nothing on the cheetah.

Temptations and occasions put nothing into a man, but only draw out what was in him before.

—John Owen

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    Surely few things in this world are more mysterious than sex. Surely few things give such clear evidence that there must be more to them than the sum of their parts. On the one level, sex is a simple biological function that exists to populate the earth with human beings. On the other level, it…

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