How do you view yourself? Do selfies bolster or undercut those feelings? What does God say and feel about you? – Craig Detweiler,Â SelfiesÂ (27)
If you follow the Emerging Scholars Network on Facebook or Twitter, you’ll remember that last week I posted a series of quotes from Craig Detweiler’s Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age. My motivation was for us to wrap up the summer and engage the new academic year well.
Craig Detweiler’s reflections and practicesÂ assist us not only in remembering with praise / gratitude who the Lord has created / called us to be (serving with head, heart, and hands in a particular context), but also as we have opportunity to invite others to hear our story / testimony as a child of God part of the reality of God’s work in the creation. My experience of dropping off our first child headed to college inspired me to write a short reflection on Selfies.
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