This week, my latest article “A Joyful Cog in His Giant Plan” came out at Desiring God. Here’s the intro:
We are our own paparazzi. We’re constantly snapping pictures — posting what we made for lunch and chronicling our lives one selfie at a time.
In a world where everyone else’s life is “the best ever!” it can be hard to keep up. As we scroll through our social media feeds, read blogs, and observe each other’s lives, there is a temptation to envy the eventful, fast-paced lifestyle.
For some of us, no matter how hard we try to make things seem flashy and exciting, we just can’t escape the truth: life is mundane. When the world tells us that joy is found in overseas trips, glitzy jobs, and post-worthy nights on the town, is there any joy left for us?
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