… we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:5Just for the record, I don’t swear, or curse as some would say it. I grew up in Massachusetts saying that bad words were swears. Oooooh, he said a swear word! After moving to the south, I remember telling a kid … Continue reading Testing My Christianity: Take Captive Every Thought!
Month: August 2018
The Power Nap: Nature’s Energy Drink
We have associations and foundations to tell people to sleep and campaigns to get kids to play. What is this world coming to? Have we gotten so off track that we need to teach ourselves to do what we already do naturally, like sleep? Apparently so. Almost one third of the American population is sleep … Continue reading The Power Nap: Nature’s Energy Drink
Post-Truth Conversation: Do You Recognize It?
Emotion has a way of muddying the waters of an otherwise clear set of facts. It clouds the judgement and makes objectivity more difficult. This has always been the case, yet in recent years our society has made a significant shift in the delicate balance between emotional appeals and raw facts. Unfortunately, that shift has … Continue reading Post-Truth Conversation: Do You Recognize It?
Protesting the Police? Don’t Be Prejudiced While Screaming “Prejudice!”
The United States of America is a family of citizens and, not unlike your own family, has its problems. Just because Aunty Erline gets drunk and calls the neighbor outside of his name doesn’t mean your whole family is racist or lacks good sense. I would say the same for our country ... and for … Continue reading Protesting the Police? Don’t Be Prejudiced While Screaming “Prejudice!”
Is Vaping Harmful?
Why Vape? Determining the reason for taking up this practice of inhaling aerosolized vapors can go a long way. E-cigarettes, vape pens, hookahs, and other vaping devices have only been mass marketed for about a decade. That means science is only beginning to discover the potential harm vaping can do to both the vaper and … Continue reading Is Vaping Harmful?