5 Biblical Responses To Cancel Culture

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Things that get canceled: meetings, TV shows, trips, subscriptions, or events. Apparently people can be canceled too. What’s cancel culture? If cancel culture had a theme song, it would be Porky Pig’s famous closing line: “That’s all folks.” It means The End—minus the happily ever after. Cancel culture severs relationships. To “cancel” someone means that you […]

Why We Share Everything On Social Media

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Do you choose to write punchy sentences of only 280 characters on Twitter? Or if you have a lot to say, is Facebook your method of choice? Maybe you like the power of imagery available on Instagram? Better yet, how about the influence of videos through YouTube or TikTok? That’s only the beginning of the […]

11 Noteworthy Quotes from The Social Dilemma

11 Noteworthy Quotes from The Social Dilemma - Redeemed Life Counseling

If your phone was safely sealed inside of a plexiglass box for one hour, could you wait? How about for twenty four hours? Could you manage for seven days? That’s the scenario you get to watch unfold at a family dinner table in the recent Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma. A mother wants eye-to-eye family conversation […]

5 Things You Can Control During The Uncertainty of a Pandemic

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In some ways, this pandemic reminds me of the story of Joseph in the Old Testament. He was taken to Egypt, a place far from his home. Everything was foreign: the people, the land, the language, the customs. Life during a pandemic kinda feels foreign too. He, the favored and youngest son of his father […]

How the Coronavirus Impacted First Responders and 7 Ways You Can Help.

How the Coronavirus Impacted First Responders and 7 Ways You Can Help - Redeemed Life Counseling

When you think of someone serving on the “front lines,” your mind probably drifts to military soldiers decked in camouflage. But this battle against a worldwide pandemic has brought new soldiers to the front lines: first responders. Police officers. Fireman. Paramedics. Emergency Room personnel. Rescue teams.  Law enforcement and first responders are the ones who […]

Disgust and Mistrust: The Sneaky Psychological Effects of A Pandemic

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For months we have observed the media’s swell surrounding the worldwide virus. Rising numbers of infections. Lowering death rates. Cities flooded with new cases. Areas escaping all threats of the virus. Statistics, guidelines, rules, rebellion, and more. Will the incessant pandemic news slow down? Of course. Will information related to the virus eventually dissipate to […]

Secrets to Staying Married During COVID and Social Change

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I think it’s fair to say that 2020 has put the majority of the world to the test on so many levels. The COVID-19 pandemic, quarantine, school cancellation, work from home and layoffs, caused everyone to learn to adjust to a new type of normal. Re-openings of states and business, changes and restrictions began to […]

5 Surprising benefits of wearing a face mask

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One day there will be movies and books told about this pandemic. Our kid and grandkids will watch video clips and read history snippets about the year when the world shut down. There will be photographs of people wearing face masks while standing feet apart from one another.  Although face masks seem like an inconvenient […]

Helping Kids Understand Violence, Racism, and Heavy Topics in the News

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Social media and seemingly every news outlet is flooded with stories and images of violence, death, racism, social injustice, political unrest, pandemic among other heavy and unsettling topics. Kids are inevitably feeling confused, angry, and sometimes scared about the seemingly endless stream of troubling news. Parents also are affected by disturbing current events, and are […]

Pandemic Got You Hangry? Here Are 6 Reasons Why

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Most of us fall into one of two categories: Category 1 (Always hungry) That bag of chips looks appetizing. And so does a piece of chocolate. How about a large glass of soda too? Why not drink some juice to stay hydrated as well. Category 2 (Always hangry) If I don’t eat right now I […]