“We’ve created more information in the last five years than in all of human history before it, and it’s coming at us all the time” (Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload). “In a sense,” Levitin says, “we become addicted to the hyperstimulation.” The constant barrage of […]
As the minister spoke at a funeral for an old military veteran, he mused about where the deceased might be. But then, instead of telling the people how they could know God, he speculated about things not found anywhere in Scripture. Where is the hope? I thought. At last he asked us to turn to a closing hymn. And as we rose to sing “How Great Thou Art,” peopl […]
Kelly’s pregnancy brought complications, and doctors were concerned. During her long labor, they decided to whisk her away for a cesarean section. But despite the ordeal, Kelly quickly forgot her pain when she held her newborn son. Joy had replaced anguish. Scripture affirms this truth: “A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but […]
This morning, I was out jogging when I decided to walk a bit. Just then a trim runner sprinted toward me, glancing at his watch as he passed. “This is embarrassing,” I thought. “What must he think of me?” Five minutes later he passed me going in the other direction. It looked like he was running wind sprints back and forth while I ambled along. I got out of […]
An excerpt attributed to a renowned Christian apologist and author appeared in one of my social media feeds. Because I respect the person who shared the content and because the language reflected the author’s voice, I momentarily believed the quote was authentic.
After walking into a sandwich shop, I sensed the Holy Spirit nudging me to reach out to the young man who took our order. Unsure of how to start, I gathered my food and followed my husband to the patio area. Shortly after we sat down, the same young man came outside to sweep the area. I set aside my fear and began an unscripted conversation. In this unexpect […]
Minnesota Twins pitcher Bartolo Colón has faced a lot of teams over his 20-year career. At the ripe old age of 44, he finally managed to beat them all. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] With the Minnesota Twins’ 12-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colón became the 18th pitcher in Major League Baseball history to defeat all 3 […]
There’s a reason New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has been struggling since the All-Star break, and it’s not the Home Run Derby. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] Judge is reportedly dealing with a shoulder issue, but denied it has been impacting his performance. Judge had left shoulder iced. “It’s not affecting me at all […]
Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands Saturday as a form of protest. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The umpires’ white wristband protest lasted just one day. The union ended its protest Sunday as a show of good faith after Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with them to discuss the issue, according to mlive.com. [Now’s t […]
Jack Regenye of East-KAU made one of the most impressive catches we’ve ever seen. (Screenshot via @BarstoolHubbs) We’ve all dreamed about making a game-saving catch as a kid. If you were lucky, maybe you even had the chance to do it. Maybe you’re still living off that excellent catch you made in high school. But you probably didn’t do it on television in fro […]
If Major League Baseball umpires were looking for renewed support from the players and the league on Saturday, their mission was far from accomplished. Not only did their white wristband protest over “escalating verbal attacks” from players seem to fall on apathetic ears, they blew their fair share of calls too. That included a pretty big one in Texas that l […]
Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. After visiting the Game of Thrones set during the filming of Sunday night’s episode, I wrote in a TIME cover story: “One of those big events this season is a battle whose sheer scope, even before being cut together with the show’s typical…
A higher number of US and Canadian diplomats and their families are believed to have been attacked by a mystery sonic weapon in Havana than was initially reported, CNN has learned from two senior US government officials.
In case you haven't been paying attention (and NO ONE would judge you if you weren't), there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY!!
Donald Trump will ask Americans Monday to trust him on his new Afghanistan strategy, exercising a president's most somber duty, a decision on waging war, at a time when his own political standing is deeply compromised.
Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, his publicist Candi Cazau. He was 91.
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