Self-awareness is vital to gaining freedom. But beware the dangers.
What does God want us to do with the problem of desire? Every one of us experiences desires that seem like they’ll only be satisfied if we choose to set aside God’s commands, at least temporarily. Stack up the ten commandments or the beatitudes next to the wants and urges that rise up in you […]
Doesn’t humility demand we accept that some things will never change? Something does, but not humility.
I prefer to say I’m “on a journey.” But sometimes, that sounds a bit too certain, like I know where I started, where I am, and where and when I’ll arrive. In so many areas of my life, I don’t know any of these things. I’m wandering. As a father, there are times I feel […]
Have you ever watched a film where, right near the end, you find out a new piece of information that turns all you thought you knew about the plot and flips it on its head? I think here of The Sixth Sense, The Usual Suspects, Fight Club, Shutter Island, or The Prestige. In each, you […]
I was recently given the daunting task to give a comprehensive lecture on the topic of sex within one hour. How could I possibly do justice to this topic in such a short amount of time? Of course I knew to seek the Lord’s leading on how to best face this challenge and was shown […]