3 Ways to Respond Rightly to Viral News

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Living in a digital age means we all have been given access to information like never before, and will find ourselves surrounded by a culture that demands a response from us on issues that affect us—directly or indirectly. This got me thinking of the following: How should we engage with the news we come across? Is there a biblical response we as believers should adopt?

It's Okay to Not Be Okay: Whose Story Matters?

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Like most people, I only started watching Netflix’s recent K-drama, “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”, to check out Kim Soo-hyun’s long-awaited comeback to K-dramaland. But as soon as the opening sequence began, I was completely sucked into the whimsical, Tim Burton-esque story of a beautiful girl trapped in a tower by herself because the world sees her as a “monster who brings along the shadow of death”.

Indian Matchmaking: 4 Reasons We Can't Stop Watching

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Who knew Indian Matchmaking would be the 2020 pick-me-up we didn’t know we needed? Netflix’s new show is going viral, and we’re all a little surprised at just how willing we are to binge-watch the full 8-episode season.

Folklore: 3 Life Lessons Taylor Swift Just Dropped Along with Her Surprise Album Announcement

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I was really happy to find an animated GIF of a dropping jaw on Instagram this morning, because really and truly, that’s the best representation of my current state. Why? Because . . . Taylor Swift just announced she's releasing a brand new, surprise album. Tonight!!

4 Tips to Survive A Second Lockdown

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I tried to count my blessings. I still have my job, my friends and family, and a roof over my head. But yet other emotions such as anger, sadness, and disappointment, pushed in at me. Anger that my brief taste of freedom has been taken away, sadness at not knowing when I’ll be able to see my family in New Zealand again, and disappointment at having plans cancelled yet again. 

EPL Champions After 30 Years: What Liverpool's Win Taught Me About Victory and Defeat

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It’s the moment every Liverpool fan has been dreaming of. After 30 long years, countless close runs, and a three-month delay no thanks to Covid-19, Liverpool Football Club have finally been crowned Champions of English football, with a record-breaking seven games in hand and a 23-point lead.
How Should Believers Respond to the Killing of Black People

How Should Believers Respond to the Killing of Black People?

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This week, a police officer in Minneapolis held his knee to the neck of George Floyd, an African American man. After nine minutes of what can only be described as desperate pleas and cries, George died. He was murdered on a street, in broad daylight, by an institution designed to protect people.

100 Humans: 5 Ways to Handle Criticism and Praise

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What works better, criticism or praise? A recent Netflix series “100 Humans” put this to test in one of its episodes where 16 randomly selected participants were asked to learn a new skill—the lost art of plate spinning—in two hours, and then judged on their performance by their coach, Fantastic Patrick.

The World of the Married: When A Loving Spouse Turns into Your Greatest Enemy

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How does a loving relationship dissolve into one filled with hatred and resentment? This is the question at the heart of “The World of the Married”, the recently concluded k-drama that has been keeping viewers alternating between suspense and disbelief over the past eight weeks—sparking introspective conversations about fidelity and trust, and shattering k-drama rating records in its wake.