For the Weary

There are few things I do exceptionally well, and sleep is one of them. I usually have very little trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. If I’m stressed out, my first two reactions are to eat and sleep. If it’s past 10:00 at night and I’m bored, I go to sleep (although sometimes I go… Continue Reading →

The Fourth Commandment

I love not having anything to do on Sundays. Resting on the Sabbath is no problem for me. I ordinarily just go to church, eat, sleep, and watch T.V. For what it’s worth, I’m a fairly lazy person, so this isn’t hard for me. If you’re an active person, resting on Sunday may not come… Continue Reading →

Distractions and Idols

One of my favorite professors once told my class on the first day that he didn’t want us to have our phones out in class because distractions make people stupid. Five years later, I still agree with him. Dr. Hoyt’s whole point was that we weren’t stupid, but that all the texts, links, and apps… Continue Reading →

Distracted and Overwhelmed

The old saying goes, “Idle hands are the devil’s playground,” but the same could be said for busy hands as well. The adage refers to the trouble one can get into with no plans, hobbies, commitments, etc. What of an excessively occupied mind, full hands, or a clock without enough time? Aren’t those spiritually risky… Continue Reading →

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