Oh, gimme a break. Bored? So, a beautiful, smart, healthy 13-year-old girl can’t think of anything better to do than send 14,500+ texts in one month? According to this article in the New York Post, that amounts to one text every two minutes every waking hour for 30 days. How healthy for mind, body, and spirit can that be? The article treats it lightly. but I’m not so sure we as a society should. Our kids deserve better than this.
Violence, and then fire - an intriguing parallel between Pentecost and the George Floyd riots. But, unlike the violence and fire of an out-of-control plea for justice, the violence and fire of Pentecost were life-giving and transformative. They brought forth courageous men who went forth to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth. Many of them suffered martyrdom after having given witness to Christ. They were men and women of conviction who stood strong against hostility.