Archives for Jan 28, 2013 @ 13:44

Unhappy People Habits

From Angel: Even if you are generally a happy person, take a look at these seven habits to determine if any of them are keeping you from experiencing greater amounts of joy. 1.  Playing it too safe. 2.  Continuous self doubt. 3.  Obsession with control. 4.  Setting unrealistic expectations. 5.  A bad attitude. 6.  Slacking [Read More…]

If You Don’t Win, Change the Rules

This works both ways because both parties are at work on such projects, but this is the latest version of GOP revisions. Republicans have a new strategy for 2016: Change the rules of presidential elections in order to swing the electoral college in the GOP’s favor. On Wednesday, Virginia’s Republican-controlled legislature became one of the [Read More…]

Advice for a Daughter on Same-Sex Relations

From an Anonymous reader: My daughter is 17 going on 18 and is a senior in high school.  We have raised her in conservative evangelical churches.  Presently she is ambivalent, at best, about what she calls “religion.” She is now working on a school project in social studies on contemporary issues.  The issue she chose [Read More…]

No “Ands” in Grace

Sarah Bessey’s beautiful post (more at the link) on the sufficiency of Jesus: What are some more “ands”? You need Jesus….. and circumcision. You need Jesus …. and baptism. You need Jesus … and the right voting record. You need Jesus … and natural family planning…. Let go of your “should” and your “ought to” [Read More…]