This Is Your Permission To Walk Away For Today.

It used to be - at some point in the distant past - that the internet was an elective practice in my life, something I chose to do in the same way that I chose to craft with polymer clay or write poetry. I could go online, find something I was looking for, do some reading, and then scamper back off. I used it; it was a tool. [Click title to read more.]

Christian Self-Image and the Internet

If you spend much time on social media without the necessary brain-filters - as younger people do - you start to feel inadequate. It's inevitable. Everyone is prettier than you. They're going to more exciting places than you. Their talents are better than yours and what they're eating looks better than what you just ate. Their boyfriends and girlfriends smile, flawless, in pictures. Their material possessions, sometimes literally, sit in piles on their beds to be envied. [Click title to read more.]