I read a wide variety of online material during the week. I like to share with you some things I found interesting. Just because I find it interesting does not mean I agree with it. We should all be reading more and reading different points of view from our own. If you are a Christian, I hope you are reading the Bible and biblical material so you have a strong foundation built on truth.
1) Five Ways to Stop Procrastiniating and Get Things Done by Allen Schowengerdt at MichaelHyatt.com
Why do we do it? We know it never ends well. The problem is that the cycle can feel nearly impossible to break. We get so caught up in the cycle of procrastination that we almost forget how to effectively tackle hard tasks.
Here are five tips for nipping procrastination in the bud and taking back control over your daily life.
2) What Successful Night Owls Get Done Before Bed by Lydia Dishman at Fast Company
We all know morning people are said to have a business advantage, but what about those night owls? They’ve got a competitive edge, too. Here are their productivity tips for the wee hours
3) Eight Things a Husband Can Not Do …. Perry Noble
#1 – A husband CANNOT be harsh with his wife (I Peter 3:7)…and if she says you are harsh…then you are!
#2 – A husband CANNOT show up at home after coming home from work, sit in a chair, watch the same episode of Sports Center three times in a row and “zone out” in regards to his wife and children and then expect to be respected as “the spiritual leader” by his family.
4) More Thoughts on Friends Who Fail You by John Piper
Whatever you do, don’t let the failure of your Christian friends become the basis for abandoning the one Friend who never fails.
5) Seven Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics by Bryan Roberts in Relevant Magazine
Not only are believers excused for their political indiscretions, but they are often applauded for committing them. Slander is explained away as righteous anger; winning arguments are esteemed higher than truthful ones (whether or not the “facts” align); and those who stir up dissension are given the pulpit. So I balk when pastors tell me the Church should engage in the political process. Why would we do that? The political process is dirty and broken and far from Jesus. Paranoia and vitriol are hardly attractive accessories for the bride of Christ.