Life is busy, and it’s easier to dream of escape than to face the reason we stay busy: We crave distraction to avoid feeling things at a heart level. Sitting in a room of pastors, talking about the need for becoming a more wholehearted and centered person, I couldn’t help but blurt out, “It will just require slowing down, and that’s frustrating.” The tension in my ...
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We explore Pixar's storytelling, Texan identity and the feeling of busyness.
We take a look at Radiohead, liberals, conservatives and the 2016 Tony Award nominees.
I spent a large portion of my 20s serving as a police officer. I began my career as a bright-eyed, enthusiastic rookie, ready to make my community a better place to live. But as the years rolled by and I did what was necessary to keep my fellow officers and myself alive, observing human depravity at unimaginable levels, I changed. Candidly, when I look at pictures of myself from those early ...
1. The Gospel, Beyoncé and Lemonade Pop star Beyoncé has been all the chatter in light of dropping a new album, Lemonade, completely out of the blue. There have already been a number of articles written sharing various thoughts and opinions on the visual album, which functions as much like a movie as it does music. Alissa Wilkinson wrote a piece for Christianity Today shedding ...
We look at the loss of Prince, gender and religion issues, scary kids' stories and faulty science.
As significant and valuable as the physical welfare of a child is, it pales in comparison to the welfare of their immortal and irreplaceable soul.
Sports can become our idols in many ways—including through our children.