Justin B. Fung

Tag: health

Slow down

Hurry is the great enemy of spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life. – Dallas Willard In the spiritual life God chooses to try our patience first of all by His slowness. He is slow: we are swift and precipitate. It is because we are but for a time, […]

A long overdue update

Apologies for the gap in updates (posting other people’s words doesn’t count!). My parents used to email me when I hadn’t blogged in a few weeks to see if I was okay, because it was an indicator that there was a lot going on! And life has been very full lately, for a number of […]

Is redistribution of wealth good for your health?

Reframing GOOD Magazine’s article, “Inequality Makes Me Sick (Literally),” this interview with epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson is particularly interesting. Of particular note is his observation that it’s not those who have the most or the highest incomes who tend to be the happiest and healthiest, but those who have the most equality (or least inequality): …we […]

Links of the Day, November 25

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Eugene Cho blogs; warning: some disturbing images. News The first state dinner: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Google refuses to take down a racist image of Michelle Obama from its search results. I find it interesting that we (in the US) often defend freedom […]

Links of the Day, October 16

News A Texas man is sentenced to death by jurors proof-texting the Bible. Finland makes broadband access a legal right. Go Finland! A Louisiana justice is refusing to marry mixed-race couples. Fourth-grader Tyren Scott asks Barack, “Why do people hate you?” Miscellaneous Apparently, living near ‘green spaces’ is good for one’s health. Who’d’ve thunk it? […]

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