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Myth 7: Low-paying or low status work is an assault on my dignity.

// When the temp agency offered me a "high-level, interesting and socially responsible" job, it sounded great.

Written by Caroline Challis

Picked by Christine Gilland

Living like Jesus is not about status or dignity.” This post is right on the money. It’s honest and humbling read, as I realise how much I have to be grateful for, and how much our dreams of the future shouldn’t rob us of gratitude for the present.

How I survived am surviving depression

// There is a need for leaders who are willing to show their unfixed and broken parts, without having to wait for healing.

Written by Jared Ruttenberg

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

When this article reached my inbox I knew straight away that we'd publish it. Straight away it makes realise that for so many, depression and mental health issues are an ongoing battle and victory might not be as close as we'd like it to be.

Hello, your name is not Single

// Seven pieces of advice for single people.

Written by Gemma Brown

Picked by Amaris Cole

We all love a list, especially if it’s one to inspire and encourage us. This post from the lovely Gemma Brown does just that. Smashing the stereotype of the singleton and offering an honest insight into those riding solo – to quote Jason Derulo – this post is worth reading whatever your relationship status.

When did food get so complicated?

// All I wanted was dinner, and now I’ve got a headache.

Written by James Cobbett

Picked by Chine McDonald

After recently having gone on a meat-free week myself, I've started to think a lot more about meat consumption. So many of us are unaware of the damage that our carnivorous ways does the environment. James Corbett's article spells all this out with honesty and tries to grapple with what we can learn from the Genesis account of creation. I was absolutely not just drawn in because of the yummy burger photo that accompanied this post.