Learn how to make a difference while using websites such as Facebook, You Tube, Twitter and MySpace; Just to name a few.
Internet sites are like invisible spirits taking away people’s time and energy from the family unit. You get on line and when you look at the clock again, it’s bed time and you didn’t even tuck the kids in for the night. Think about it!
We all have the same amount of time. Let’s limit ourselves to the internet, using only those sites that can be beneficial to us and our friends. Yes, Let’s make good use of our time! Use Facebook for our ministry; Such as encouragement, a note to a close friend, sharing household tips, a thank you or gratitude, spiritual advise, and many other ways of being helpful to someone else. So, Don’t waste time! Time is valuable. These sights can be used in so many ways, and we are the only ones who can control our use.
Did you know that the average life of a person in the United States is 78.7 years. We’re babies, then starting school, quickly graduating. We catch ourselves looking back, now out of college, married with grown children and grandchildren. So whatever talent you have, whether singing, music, sports, evangelizing, teaching, writing, designing, or even promoting. Whatever is the best of your game, your gifting. What are you waiting for – Get out there and do it!
Surfing the internet, we see many small businesses exceeding due to the business owners didn’t waste time just surfing. He/she put good use of his or her time, making their business grow, using the internet as a learning tool by obtaining important information for the family business, creating websites, also marketing by using the feeds to introduce the business to thousands. This alone profits businesses.
Other positive ways of internet use are freelance writing, on-line courses to better your education, part-time jobs, and even contests winners who have profited by being knowledgeable of internet sites.
Be aware of sites that cause viruses. Stay away from any download you are not sure of. Don’t believe emails that seem too good to be true. Remember, if it seems too good to be true, then, most likely it isn’t true. There are many cons, criminals and perverts on line who use the internet to allure children and teens. It’s our responsibility as parents to educate our children about the dangers of the internet, that they’re not visiting unknown sites or answering any strange emails.
A short story but very true, happening a few years back. A young married couple were always on facebook talking back and forth with their friends. They would always tell when they would be out of town and where they were going, sending back photos to facebook during their exciting trip. One day they came back to an empty house. Someone had broken into their home taking everything but the kitchen sink. This couple learned from this great loss. They do still have a facebook page but practice more caution, keeping their private lives off-line