According to multiple surveys, the average person spends something like 2 hours and 51 minutes on a smartphone per day, and among Americans in particular, 79% of adults daily spend 3 hours or more on a smartphone. (In both cases, this doesn’t count work-related usage.) As a matter of fact, chances are, you’re reading this on a smartphone! Given that these devices occupy such a significant part of our daily activities, it’s worth considering how they impact our lives.
Having the right perspective is a game changer when it comes to being able to weather the storms in our lives. Sometimes, the things we are experiencing right now can look very different depending on the point of view from which we are seeing them. For example, when I didn’t get the scholarship I needed to be able to go to my first choice school, I was devastated. I thought everything I had worked for was for nothing- I was a failure and my future was off track… Some may think that’s a bit dramatic, but it was real to me! Now, today, some years later, I see things totally different. I can recognize God’s hand in steering me to the university He wanted me to attend, connecting me to the people He wanted me to meet, and ultimately bringing me into the calling He had for my life all along. But on the day I got that letter from the other school, I just locked myself in the bathroom and sat on the floor crying while my brother banged on the door…
Let’s face it, we've all had academic challenges.
So much to do, so little time.
Hold up - wait a minute. Does anyone else feel lost in this class?
Zero anxiety. Is that even possible?
What’s the best way to meet Mr. or Miss Right?
There's nothing "mid" about them.
To Greek or not to Greek...THAT is the question!