With the ups and downs of life, there can be times when your connection to a universe of love seems distant. The opposite of love is fear and it appears in many forms. All negative emotions including guilt and anger are expressions of fear and they can flourish in the absence of love.
Pick up the paper or turn on the TV and you see nothing but stories of financial Armageddon. The stock market is crashing, banks are failing, mortgage companies are failing, the housing meltdown, unemployment is skyrocketing. If not for the bad news, there’d be no news at all. And one thing that all these recurring […]
First, what you think is White or Black, as I have said, is arbitrary. It may not seem arbitrary at all, however. A really serious player of the Game of Black and White totally convinces himself that White is, without a doubt, good and desirable, and that Black is, without a doubt, bad and undesirable. The truth, of course, is that good and bad are ways of thinking about things.
Posted: 27 Dec 2007 01:17 PM CST A unique and fascinating new study was released this year by Carol Dweck, a psychologist at Stanford University, researching the effects of belief on cognitive performance. The results: children who believed that intelligence was malleable and could be improved were much more likely to perform well in school. […]
2 Timothy 2:22 Now flee from youthful lusts, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart. I wish I heard more Christian parents struggling over how they will help their preteens and teenagers control these dangerous sexual desires. But I don’t. For almost three decades […]