Published: 2 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)

 

14 Reasons Church Signs Bother Me. (via @JasonYoungLive) Jason is way more diplomatic and gracious than I am. I say run ’em all over with the biggest bulldozer you can find.

I drive by many church signs and scratch my head. I have feelings that include being amused, embarrassed and ashamed by what I read. As a disclaimer, I am not against all church signs.

I saw one sign tonight near my house and was reminded why most church signs bother me.

1. They are corny.

2. They include misspellings.

3. They are theologically wrong.

 

Control or Resilience. (via @ThisIsSethsBlog) Are your plans perfect…but inflexible? Here’s why you need some bend…

It’s tempting to invest time, money and emotion into gaining control over the future. Security guards, written policies, reinforced concrete—there are countless ways we can enforce our control over nature, random events and fellow humans.

The problem is that while the first round of control pays huge dividends (keeping rabbits out the yard is a good way to make your garden grow), over time more control creates brittleness.

 

60 Year Old Teacher OWNS Her Students with Her Dance Moves. (via @22Words) Don’t believe me? Just watch.

 

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