Weekly Review – 2020-04-05

Below are some of the things from the past week that I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

 

 

Today is Palm Sunday. For those who celebrate, I wish you a blessed day.

 

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Fun Ways to Interact With Your Friends Over Social Media

With many of us being under lock down, social media is one safe safe way to engage in group discussions. Over the last few weeks, I’ve noticed a lot of posts that have asked people to answer questions or find things in a photo. The below four images are four of my favorites that I’ve come across. I want to credit my friends Keith Force and Ray Salemi for sharing some of these images with me. Please feel free to download these images and share with you friends. And most importantly, stay safe and stay sane.

For Disney Fans:

 

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Protecting yourself against COVID-19

We live in a unique time – the entire world is impacted by a pandemic. It’s hard to sort through all the information people are sharing to separate fact from fiction. Yes, we live in crazy times. I’m no expert, but I’m happy to share what I’ve been doing to stay safe.

 

Be properly informed:

People are sharing an immense amount information on social media. But it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Even “reputable” news sources conflict with each other (and sometimes with themselves). Here are some of the sources I’ve found to be most useful:

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Weekly Review – 2020-03-29

I began this series of posts back in January but stopped as other things took priority. Now COVID-19 has been taking center stage and we’re all adapting to a new way of living. I’ve settled into a routine and decided to start this back up.

Below are some of the things from the past week that I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

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Can You Cheat on Sundays During Lent?

Each year during Lent, I face a conundrum: do I get to indulge in the things I’ve given up on Sundays because they are considered by some to be feast days. Before I get to the answer, let me provide some background on what Lent is for those who are unfamiliar with it.

 

What is Lent?

Lent is the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter that is observed by many Christians. It symbolizes the 40 days that Jesus was in the wilderness and was tempted by the devil to disobey God.  Each faith has its own rules for observance. I do the following during lent:

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Weekly Review – 2020-01-19

Below are some of the things from the past week that I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

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30 Days to Better Habits – My Journey

It’s okay to want more from life and be dissatisfied with your current situation. As long as you’re not walking around in a perpetual pity party, wanting more can indicate a need for growth. In fact, I found myself in a situation this past fall where I was dissatisfied. My body was not nearly in the shape I wanted it to be in and there were other aspects of my life that needed change.

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