You may have noticed that in the last few months I used Freepik images for featured images on my posts. And now that I’ve been using it for some time I’d like to review it.
What a week.
Notre Dame burned this week, giving us all pause on the impermanence of everything around us, as we approach Easter Sunday. This and more in this week’s Church Tech Snack Pack.
I love words; reading them, writing them, or learning about them and his book is all about them.
How often are you in your own digital world? Not only that, but how often do you remember to live in the real world?
This less-than-two-minute video is a good reminder that always being ‘on’ does affect us, and we need to intentionally and seriously know when and how to be ‘off’. We need tech-boundaries.
I found that turning off all notifications helps me create tech-boundaries. When I sit down to scroll Instagram, I want it to be because I chose to and not because I got a post notification. Whenever I reply to text messages, I want to do so because I know I’ve got the mental and emotional energy to do so; instead of sending off immediate, impulsive, and thoughtless replies. When I turned off notifications, I felt immediately like I owned my phone instead of my phone owning me.
Palm Sunday and Easter are upon us, and it’s Autism Awareness Month too— I’ve got you covered with these resources from all over the internet.
What would happen if Thor met Mr. Rogers?
In this comic strip by Twistwood, worlds collide as dear old Mr. Rogers has a comfortable conversation with Thor The God Of Thunder. Of course, Mr. Rogers wants to be Thor’s neighbor too, and as it turns out, even gods of Germanic mythology can learn lessons from Mr. Rogers like the rest of us.