A Couple Links

No post last week due to a great party the previous weekend and that’s when I write my posts (generally). A party where the guest room, and couches were full of overnight guests, the sinks were full of dishes, and there was an overflowing of chocolate. And some ale. And homemade chai. All of that and the only picture I took was of the best rice crispies I have ever had:

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To make up, here are the best posts I read last week:

Why Don’t the Guys in my Church Ask Women on Dates?  You guys, when I saw the title to this one, I rolled my eyes and expected it to be a whole lot of the same. But I was pleasantly surprised, and it made me laugh.

Some Thoughts on Adventures “We disvalue the beauty of the in-between chapters of our lives in favor of the highlights. We want to bypass things like plot twists and character development because the epic moments of triumph are what we think makes our stories great, when really, those milestones are just markers in yet another series of twists and turns that are making us who we are in the end.” This post was a great reminder for me that living a life to honor Christ is the greatest adventure, not the next new place to travel.

 

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A Couple Links

Instead of me writing today, I’d like to direct your attention to these two excellent articles:

Depression & Christianity

If you were near the internet last week, you probably saw at least a handful of blog entries on Robin William’s death. Some of these were tasteful, some were not. Midget’s post is excellent and I highly suggest reading it.

Why Courtship is Fundamentally Flawed

When the I Kissed Dating Goodbye first became a big deal, I knew something about the whole thing bugged me, besides that with courting (as stated in conservative groups I’ve been around) did not allow for a ‘right’ way for my friends who didn’t have a dad in the picture. The author of this article gets a bit sarcastic, and I do not agree with his statement that ‘there is someone for everyone’. But it is still the best article I have read on the topic.