Millennial writer Mike Jordan Laskey has his first column at National Catholic Reporter. He writes:
Virtual interaction isn’t a substitute for in-the-flesh companionship, but it doesn’t have to be one or the other. If my phone is a tool that I use in moderation to spark or grow relationships, broaden my knowledge about the world, and deepen my faith, I am using it well. If it interrupts dinner conversation because I’m scrolling through Twitter, I am not using it well.
Prudent use of technology takes practice, and the process of building good digital habits is definitely not going to inspire a viral spoken-word video anytime soon. But the unsexiness of moderation should not dissuade us from working at it. Resist the allure of the poem’s simple, either/or world. Live in the both/and.
The full article can be read here.