Patience: giving myself time

We live in an impatient world. We are used to instant gratification or easy access to all commodities we would need (and almost all we would want). We are constantly being told we deserve the best, fastest service in every industry from drive-thru coffee, vending machines for movies, to self-checkouts at grocery store. This makes…

Social Media: Beauty or Beast? Part 2

As I wrote yesterday, the internet's social medias can be a beautiful thing, connecting us to those we care about even if they are miles away.  But the internet's social medias can also be a beast. They can cause a burden of responsibility, a lack of privacy, distractibility, hollowness, and discontentment. The internet's social media…