Proverbs says train up a child in the way they should go and they won't depart from it. Except I will be competing with media, social media, and who they hang around.
I've chewed on this post for a couple of months now, and it has me spitting nails. Can we say we live in a culture of outrage? Or at least it's more amplified because of social media. How about being outraged over something substantive?
The world looks like it's losing its mind. It does make us worry.
There have been protests in Hong Kong where police are shooting people. Insane legislation is being proposed in the U.S. Churches are being destroyed in China (even the sanctioned ones).
I was reading the Psalms, and Psalm 146 stuck out to me.
I generally don't comment on current events much anymore. Except for this week, I don't have anything in my life that I can write about. It's a bit hush-hush at the moment, but you'll know by the start of 2020, at the latest, when you read the yearly wrap up.
Recently 11,000 climate scientists declared a climate emergency.¹ Captain Planet had fallen in battle. Does anyone remember that show?
Anyway, they put forth six things humanity needs to do to save the planet. I'm going to list them and then will say something from a Biblical perspective. After all, the tagline is "Pursuing a thoughtful Christianity."