In honor of the special wedding that happened yesterday, we share again this piece by Kathy Shoaf.
I first heard the term YOLO – acronym for You Only Live Once – last fall as my worship planning team met to brainstorm ideas for upcoming worship services. Our Youth pastor suggested YOLO as a theme to address the question “What am I supposed to do with my life?” When I looked up YOLO in the Urban Dictionary I found various, and mostly critical, definitions including:
- the dumbass’s excuse for something stupid they did;
- “carpe diem” for stupid people;
- a viral quote most popularly used by prepubescent girls; and
- You Obviously Lacking Originality
For the past 24 hours I’ve been on a fairy tale trip of a lifetime. My daughter Mandy is engaged and we’ve been shopping for her wedding dress. She found a dress online that captured her heart. As she tried on other dresses it became apparent to me that no other dress was going…
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