Faith Internet Addiction

Wasting Time

Do you ever feel like you’re just wasting time? As I was washing dishes the other day, I found myself mentally wading into the pond of regrets and perhaps for the first time ever I stopped mid-thought and wondered what I would have done differently were I to have...
Devotionals Faith Internet Addiction Potpourri

Strengthen The Things That Remain

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.  2  Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain,...
Internet Addiction Potpourri

Get the book and be: Present

I’ve had the great privilege of getting to know Keri and was honoured to be asked to read the draft of this book before it was published.  You’ll immediately see her heart in this writing and you’ll likely see yourself in the pages as her story unfolds; it may...
Essays Faith Family Internet Addiction my story Potpourri

A blogger’s loss & gain

ardly a week goes by that I don’t think (or mutter aloud) that this or that blog or twitter account will have a crash.  In just a matter of time there will be an incident or an avalanche of incidents that will take a blogger to an intersection in...
Family Homemaking Internet Addiction Motherhood my story

Untangling the wwWeb – part two

This is “part two” of the previous post by the same name — you can read it here.  The reason I’ve entitled this and the previous post: Untangling the wwWeb is bcz it truly is a  tangling or entangling web.  Now, what I hope is understood here is that...
Family Homemaking Internet Addiction Motherhood

Untangling the wwWeb

Untangling from an internet bound life is sort of like limiting coffee consumption (but worse. so much worse). You might not even know you’re addicted to caffeine until you attempt to go without it for a day — or, okay, a morning without it.  And then, if you’re addicted,...
Family Internet Addiction my story

So you’re addicted. Now, what?

When the day of my turning point came, I wouldn’t have been more stunned had a wrecking ball come swinging into my kitchen window.  I’m now not so sure if it was the actual event or the combination of that and a heartrending revelation and my subsequent overwhelming grief...
Internet Addiction my story Potpourri umpteenth+1 diet

Make no provision for the flesh

Lots of times, when a story is told, readers are left wondering: what happened?  This is especially true when specific or pertinent details are intentionally omitted (especially when the topic is of a more sensitive nature or where others are involved and wouldn’t be well served by the telling)....
Family Internet Addiction my story

Things happen; and life goes on.

I thought I’d sort of continue on from where I left off yesterday (and then life goes on).  Things happen; usually a bunch of things have to happen in order to arrest our attention – unless someone yells, Fire! or someone comes in bloody or the phone rings in...
Family Internet Addiction Motherhood my story

And then life goes on.

In the midst of a transition, it’s really hard sometimes to see that things are ever going to change — be any different — than they are today.  It’s hard to see past today sometimes.  Well, actually, it’s hard to see past the moment sometimes.  I’ve found this to...