Are TVs in restaurants a distraction when our conversation dips to silence? Why is silence so uncomfortable for us? Because it reveals those things we have a hard time telling ourselves.
The divisiveness during election season reminds me so much of our brokenness—and that wholeness can come even from our political differences.
Can we find God in something new age like the Sedona vortexes? I did.
I hadn’t gotten a speeding ticket in 11 years. Soon after, I noticed that my slower driving was done out of fear, not a desire to be safe. Often fear dictates our actions and keeps us from fully being ourselves.
An online cartoon and Rent both speak about the universal fear of losing one’s dignity. It comes with aging, sickness, and stigma. Who will care for me? Who will love me?
We’re told not to be a quitter, but sometimes there are great benefits in saying “no” and quitting. It all depends on what our investments are and what we’re willing to invest to progress in our God-given calling.
“Jesus, you’re weak.” Could you imagine if someone said that to our Lord and Saviour? If someone, even you, walked up to him in person and said those words? But the reality of it is… It’s true.
Science tells us that the self, self-awareness, and even free will, may not be real. It’s a construction of the brain. So what’s the point of life if we have no free will or soul? A look at neuroscience, free will, and faith…
Thursday’s ruling by the Supreme Court which upheld President Obama’s health care law (the Affordable Care Act) created many knee-jerk reactions and divisive responses. I wondered how Jesus might respond to the ruling so I wrote a reflection for Busted Halo.