Today’s post is an except from the first chapter of @stickyJesus: How to Live Out Your Faith Online by Tami Heim and Toni Birdsong.
Look around. Welcome to the Land of Shiny Things. Your citizenship was not overtly solicited but gradually you made your way here. You are an unwitting but active, dues-paying resident.
The Land of Shiny Things is a finely manicured mental, spiritual, and physical subdivision of our universal domain. It is the cookie-cutter context that wraps itself around your mind daily, and for lack of an intuitive escape route, you fall into it way to easily.