I find myself constantly amazed by how technology is permeating even the most remote places on the earth.
I’m think pretty well-traveled, but I find myself constantly amazed by how technology is permeating even the most remote places on the earth. Of course, there are still very isolated cultures, but our image of places like Africa may be way off.
I saw this article the other day that talks about how different organizations are using mobile phone technology for education and development work in Africa. You may be surprised at what they are doing in places that are far from urban tech centers.
Read about it here: How Mobile Technology is a Game Changer for Developing Africa.
Related to this, here’s a link to explain Why I’m Going To Tanzania (leaving today) from an earlier post here on this blog.
“…no one looks at a painting and begins talking to it to find out why the painting made itself. Behind every painting, there is a painter…”
There is a powerful love demonstrated in Creation and creative acts. This article [via Pioneers Media Archive – Art, Creation and Christ] from Pioneers.org tells of the connection two people made in Hungary. Zoli, a young man who recently attempted suicide, is also an artist. As their conversation progresses, the author makes the observation, “…no one looks at a painting and begins talking to it to find out why the painting made itself. Behind every painting, there is a painter…”
I think this is one of God’s greatest gifts to us – the ability to express the inexpressible, to communicate in multiple languages: sound, light, space, touch, color, smell. All of them are channels given to us by our Creator and each has a unique ability to reflect something of His character and action and love for His Creation.
I’m thinking of people I may know, like Zoli, who need to be told that they are beautiful creations, loved, and reflecting the image of God, no matter their circumstances.