God, Not Google

My daughter Noelle came home from school and her right eye looked red. Do you know what I did right away? I googled "pinkeye" to read about its symptoms and treatment. I have a feeling you've done this too.

Having the Internet is like having a doctor at your side. You have instructions to practically any problem you face online which is great ... or is it?

Our growing dependency on data may be eroding our dependency on the Divine. After all, the answers to our questions are on our smart phone, right in our back pocket. While there's nothing wrong with seeking information online, there is something terribly wrong when we constantly turn to Google before we turn to God.

I Lift My Eyes To...

Remember the declaration found in Psalm 121:1-2:

"I lift up my eye to the mountains – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth."

Imagine if it were re-written this way:

"I lift up my eyes to my phone – where does my help come from? My help comes from Google, the holder of all information."

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