It’s been a while since I’ve had time to share links to posts I found interesting, so this will be a bit longer than usual, but I hope you find something here of interest:
Becoming Christ-Like: The Goal of the Christian’s Life? There is a subtle but important point here that resonated with me.
God Does Not View Your Labors as Filthy Rags. We have this tendency to take one verse and run away with it.
Are Christian Missionaries Narcissistic Idiots? No. Here’s why.
The girltalk blog has had a series on training your children in dealing with their emotions. 7 Reminders When Talking to Your Teen About Emotions and Helping Children Handle Their Emotions were two that stood out to me.
12 Strategies for Singles and Hospitality. The tips are good whether you’re single or married.
Why Courtship Is Fundamentally Flawed. Courtship vs. dating is a hot button debate and I am a bit hesitant to just post the link without discussing it further. I may come back and do so at some point. I may not agree with every little thing but overall he made some excellent points. I did read the book in question before my kids got to that age and pulled some principles from it but did not follow it exactly. We did feel dating – at a certain age and under certain guidelines – was a good way to get to know someone before taking the relationship further but we did want to avoid continued serious relationships and breakups one after another: we didn’t feel the latter was good emotionally nor good training for marriage.
Why Prison Isn’t Restful. We need to be careful about throwaway quips on topics we really know nothing about.
On Writing Negative Reviews. Good reasons to do so when necessary.
Have a good weekend!