Archives for May 11, 2013 @ 13:48

Eat Slowly

So says Brian St Pierre: When you eat slowly, you digest better. You lose or maintain weight more easily. Yet you also feel more satisfied with each meal. Conversely, if you rush your meals, your digestion suffers. Meals are stressful. And it might seem like each meal is over too soon, which often makes you [Read More…]

On Friendship: Three Kinds

From Ron Belgau, at First Things: In his treatise On Spiritual Friendship, Aelred of Rievaulx, a 12th-century Cistercian abbot, insists that we need to test our beliefs about friendship with Scripture. The treatise is a series of dialogues in which three monks join Aelred to examine their ideas about friendship in light of their Christian faith. One [Read More…]

Saturday Book Review: Lee and Fredrickson

This review comes to us from Mark Stevens, Adelaide Australia. Brian Fulthorp posted some very sobering statistics on Blue Chip Pastor recently which grabbed my attention. Did you know that, “According to studies by the Alban Institute and Fuller Seminary, 50% of ministers drop out of ministry within the first five years and many never [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings, May 11, 2013

I’m shifting how Weekly Meanderings are done. First, not as many links; second, no division between blogs and news. Third, some of what would be in the Meanderings will appear over the weekend. Enjoy… and send links our way when you see something that you know will fit our audience. As always, a big hug [Read More…]