There are so many losses in the current season. Some of those losses will be recouped in some fashion. Some of those losses will never be recovered. Grief is the expression of emotion when a loss has been acknowledged. When the loss is not acknowledged, and grief is not expressed, grief lies waiting. It will …

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In Australia take-home sales of alcohol from liquor retailers are up 27% (though places at which alcohol is consumed are closed, so those sales, of course, are down). Part of Malcolm Gladwell’s book Talking To Strangers deals with the effects of alcohol. Given what seems to be an increased domestic consumption of alcohol in frequency, …

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Last Saturday night I participated in a phone conversation that dealt with directions about various medical treatment choices that may or may not be needed for someone who is not capable of making those choices themselves. I found this article by Kathryn Butler at Desiring God covered a lot of the considerations that were being …

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This article is measured and seeks to propose that the health effects of a digital overload need to be recognized and strategies developed to deal constructively with a problem that will not go away. Though referenced in US terms, it would seem that Australia is not far removed from its central points: Historians and clinicians …

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This article by Kathryn Butler at Desiring God features ten Bible verses/passages that speak of the presence of God’s love to those who are suffering. It is helpful in encouraging Christians to remember these verses for their own encouragement, and also, of course, to share with others. It is by no means an exhaustive list, …

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