Growing Attention in an Age of Distraction

In last week’s post, I discussed a new cognitive condition called digital dementia which is affecting teens and young adults.  This condition is defined as the deterioration of brain function as a result of the overuse of digital technology, which over-develops their...

A Summer Challenge

“Behold, there is a day coming when you will regret your lethargy, and you will ask, ‘Why did we leave the vineyard of the Lord untended?’  Those things that have occupied you will appear for what they are—chaff and worthlessness.  For there will be nothing of lasting...

The Lure of Distraction

I am in Clatskanie, Oregon, visiting my mom and autistic 45 year old brother. It is my dad however, who passed away shortly before we moved to Texas, that I am reminded of today. Dad led an active, fulfilling life in this small secluded town nestled in the Cascade...