Sometimes Youthful Stupidity is a Better way to Find Happiness than Making Mature Choices

September 11, 2014 4:36 PM

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"We're living in an acquisitive capitalist society that is fundamentally anti-family and fundamentally uncomfortable with just enjoying being human. We'd rather shop than live, acquire than love and stare into a screen than hold each other."

Over lunch today, my wife Genie told me that looking back at the time when we were living with my family at L'Abri (my parent's evangelical ministry) in Switzerland in the 1970s, she feels especially grateful to my parents. Genie was eighteen and I was seventeen when we found she was pregnant. A day...

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