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the problem with praise

We need to be careful about how we praise our kids. And what we praise them for.

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why the internet is addictive and what you can do about it

Hyperlinks are the brain’s chocolate, and most of us have not figured out how to say no soon enough. Or even if we want to.

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How to tell a good poem from a bad one

In a good poem there is a line or an image in which I recognize myself, standing alone, witnessing some evil which must be redressed or some delight to be recovered.

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does social media make us narcissists?

There is a little narcissism in all of us, arising as it does out of our limitless capacity for self-centeredness.

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3 places to find a good poem—and why you should

A good poem requires us to slow down, to contemplate mystery, and to ponder the power of words to evoke thoughts, images and emotions.

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3 reasons Christians should be extra careful online

No one should be more careful about what they say online than a Christian. No one’s words will be scrutinized more closely than one who claims the name of Christ.

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words for a wedding

A covenant is not just a promise before God, it is a promise like God’s, who has said He will never leave you nor forsake you.

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social media in the Middle Ages

Few individuals in history have leveraged technology as effectively as Martin Luther did.

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the sky is falling

The folks over at CNN are warning us that the marriage apocalypse is just around the corner. They are always warning us about something, since ratings indicate they have half as many viewers as FOX.

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advice for a young mom

As I studied His Word this past year, the Lord gently showed me why we were here. He had and still has work for us to do. More importantly, I realized He wanted my heart.

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