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Experience-Rich but Reflection-Poor?

Experience-Rich but Reflection-Poor?

I heard the expression “experience-rich but reflection-poor” used about this generation at the conference I attended this week. Are you one of these people? Have you experienced all the thrills, bells, and whistles this time can offer and been left empty, used, and shallow? You are not alone. We are so easily distracted by everything that is going on. But there really is such a thing that too much of good things. It does not pay off to do everything,…

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The Missing Piece of the Puzzle of our Hearts

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle of our Hearts

 You’re addicted to thrills? What an empty life!    The pursuit of pleasure is never satisfied. (Proverbs 21:17, MSG) “There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart” says Blaise Pascal. Viktor Frankl talks about “existential vacuum”. According to him meaninglessness in our lives is a hole, an emptiness, in our lives. Whenever there is a vacuum we rush to fill it with things. We keep on trying one thing after another -shopping, money, work, sex, drugs, entertainment, relationships, hobbies- but nothing fills…

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