Navigating Modern Times
Today in the 21st century, the boom in technology has increased our speed of living, expanded our connectivity, altered the way we relate and heightened the standards of what we expect. We’re well aware of the downfalls of modern times—when “too much, too fast” leads to shortened attention spans, artificial intelligence leads to lowered intelligence, and LOL’s replace genuine, face-to-face laughter. However, what if we could make the most of human advancement, and as our world develops, our hearts grow with it?
Imagine what would be possible if all the amazing advancements we have at our fingertips were used for God and for good. Can you picture the Divine Principle—a timeless truth discovered by True Father many years ago—as more relevant and applicable today than ever before? These three articles navigate modern love and life, and present the Divine Principle in the context of 2015.
The Pros and Cons of Modern Love
A lot has changed since the era of letterman jackets and “going steady.” However, love is a constant, whether it’s found across the street or a continent away, whether through a family engagement process or a website. The modern era presents both opportunity and challenges, but has love itself really changed all that much?
Balance 101: Slow Dancing the Fast Life
Today, our world is moving toward quicker, shorter, more-concise communication. We who once had pen pals and spent hours on the phone now text and tweet to interact. In our rush towards a life that Daft Punk aptly describes as “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger,” have we accustomed ourselves to ignoring moments of divine stillness? How do we maintain forward momentum while cherishing the beauty of living slowly?
How to Turn Your #firstworldproblems into #firstworldsolutions
We have a tendency to take ourselves and our experiences too seriously, no matter how trivial. The internet calls these “first world problems” (just look it up on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag: #firstworld problems—they’ll make you laugh…and wince). For example: Don’t you hate it when your earphone cords get tangled? When the elevator stops at every floor on the way down? When the “loading” bar on your computer pauses at 99%? Read on to discover the “first world solutions” you never knew you had.Read the article