25 Oct '16, 2pm

Great challenge on taking a break from social media and curling up with a good book from @CrystalStine

Joy Challenge #3: Take a social media sabbath When my daughter is feeling extra cranky we go through a series of questions to try to figure out what’s wrong. Is she tired? Hungry? Needing a change of scenery? Usually the answer is “yes” to at least one, if not more, of those options – and then we know how to fix things. Get a snack, take a nap, go for a walk. I’ve started to realize that, when I’m flipping through social media screens on my phone or bouncing between tabs on my computer and I’m extra cranky, I need to ask myself some questions, too. Am I tired? Have I been staying in my own lane? Hustling after things that aren’t the best part of what God wants for me? Have I been living a life worth writing about? Once I figure out the “why” behind my feelings of frustration or envy, I can do something about it. I can rest. I’ll be honest, rest is hard for me. I don’t yet ...

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