Here’s a new book I hope every thinking person will read. Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention—and How to Think Deeply Again, by Johann Hari. The title captures the horrid way screen time on various devices is robbing many of us of the ability to hold a thought, read a book, or stay on […]
Have you ever had that experience when you hear a new term or concept and suddenly it’s everywhere? That’s what is happening to me with “regenerative.” For example, “regenerative farming” is a new idea a friend recently shared with me. It is used by farmers and ranchers to build healthy soil and grow climate-resilient communities.
February provides a good excuse to dig into what the Bible tells us of love. With Valentine’s Day and its symbols of romantic love, such as candy, hearts, and flowers on the horizon, it’s a perfect opportunity to see what the Bible can teach us about love —love that may include romance but also goes […]
David’s slingshot with a smooth stone can teach us a lot about how we fell the Goliaths of 2022. The familiar story is a prime example of why the Bible’s timeless accounts apply across the centuries. What is your ‘smooth stone’ and where are you aiming it this coming year?
Can you believe we are now in the last month of 2021? What a year it has been for so many. I suspect you, like me, have felt the challenges of all the issues we’ve dealt with as individuals, families, communities—of trying to leave a pandemic behind, returning to something approaching normality, but probably changed […]