Food for Thought, 10.10.17

Great articles this week on womanhood, raising up children, and God’s mercy in the gospel in the face of evil.

Women, Insecurity, and the Self-Help Gospel: “When the majority of messages for women are about our beauty and self-worth, we gradually get the idea that Jesus came to earth and died simply to help us like ourselves.”

On Daughters and Dating: How to Intimidate Suitors: “So let’s talk frankly about what you need to do to guard her interests when it comes to dating. Instead of brandishing a shotgun or breaking out an application, you need to build a wall.”

Where Is God in a Mass Shooting?: “When tragedy fell upon Job, an ancient follower of God, and asked why such happened to him, God did not fully answer him. God instead spoke of his own power and his own presence. That’s exactly what we should do.”