Fighting Decline in Toxic Times – Part II

“One good thing about music—when it hits you, you feel no pain.”  - Bob Marley   In a previous…

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Consider the Source

In our post-truth politics, fake (and even deepfake) news-saturated era, considering the source of…

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The Vice of Sloth Meets the Virtue of Minimalism

Sloth, one of the infamous seven “deadly” sins, is a disordered desire to pursue comfort and avoid…

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“Build the Wall!” A Flight from Understanding

“Build the Wall!  Even Heaven has a gate.” So reads a bumper sticker proclaiming support for…

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Fighting Decline in Toxic Times

We live in toxic times. Stating your opinion, especially on delicate issues, such as abortion or…

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Our Political Mirror: Questioning Ourselves Amid a National Crisis

The crisis of our politics has burst upon us in the two-week crescendo of discord in the nomination…

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The Search for the Jesus of History – Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Going

Did Jesus of Nazareth exist?  Christians say in their creed that He was born of the Virgin Mary,…

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Can Mindfulness Make You A Better Christian? (Part Four of a Four-Part Series)

In my first, second, and third posts, I claimed that the mindfulness-based behavioral therapy…

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