Enjoying the Journey

What We Miss While We Are Looking At Our Phones

Have you noticed? Everyone is looking at their mobile device…constantly! In the grocery store. Around the dinner table. Driving down the road. Walking through town. Consumed with a digital world, we are no longer conscious of the world God placed us in. Concerned about connections and messages we are losing real relationships with those who are closest to us on earth. We have added so much information and interaction to life – have we stopped to consider what we may be losing? While we are looking at our phones… We miss what is above us. When you are always looking down it is impossible to look up. Recently I walked outside and paused for a moment to look up. The…

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The Distraction of Entertainment

It is so very easy to be distracted.  We begin with determination, the best of intentions.  We concentrate.  And then it comes.  Not always in the form of some evil thing to be avoided.  Usually the distraction is something good and we reason that we deserve it.  After all, we have worked hard and stayed disciplined until now!  And so the end begins. Distraction.  It is one of Satan’s favorite tools.  While not as powerful as some other weapons like discouragement, it is nevertheless the means for leading so many of us down a path away from the direction God intends.  Never has the possibility of distraction been any greater.  Our world is filled with sights and sounds that are…

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