Here Brad Larson ponders, “As a task-oriented (more than people-oriented) person, I am well aware of the pitfall of workaholism. As a teacher and parent, I’m also well aware of the importance of grit and dedication to doing one’s best. Is there a way to help kids develop a good work ethic without pushing them to value work too much?”
Randy Alcorn puts together a helpful list of quotes and scriptures that should shape how we respond to others whether online or face-to-face.
Out of a historical anecdote Tim Challies notes, “We would all do well to remember that true wisdom is not only knowing your subject well, but also knowing the limitations of your knowledge. We aren’t wise until we know what we know and what we don’t know. Wisdom is often better expressed in silence than words.”