Why a mask hides the true you

Why a mask hides the true you

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary a stronghold is, “a protected place where the members of a military group stay and can defend themselves against attack. I would add that it’s also a place from which an army can mount an attack.” In the spiritual arena a stronghold is a fortress in the soul where […]

Jesus’ six reasons to give  thanks

Jesus’ six reasons to give thanks

I got the list from Jesus, really. One day the Lord told his followers why they should trust in God and not worry (Matthew 6:26-33). I realize Thanksgiving isn’t a season of worry but gratitude. But I also know in order to give thanks we need to get past distracting worries. Here’s the Lord’s six […]

A Christian Response to the Election

A Christian Response to the Election

Congratulations! You’ve survived the most toxic election in a lifetime. I read some people avoided the campaign poison by pulling the information IV from their brain—no TV or Internet news. Now some are asking for an injection of hope while others need a dose of humility. At times like this it helps to recall Daniel  […]

A weird experiment with a lesson

A weird experiment with a lesson

I’ve never cracked an egg with a chicken inside. That would be a shocker if it occurred over a frying pan. But it’s been done by biologists with a fascinating result. In fact, it’s an experiment with a lesson. A biologist cracks the shell containing a fully developed chicken–not full grown as such a fully […]

The hardest lie to tell will surprise you

The hardest lie to tell will surprise you

You might think telling a big lie would be harder than telling a small one. According to Tali Sharot, a neuroscientist at University College London, such isn’t the case. Sharot said, “Whether it’s evading tax, infidelity, doping in sports, making up data in science or financial fraud, deceivers often recall how small acts of dishonesty […]