Some say prosperity gospel is simply the belief that God grants health and wealth to those with the right kind of faith. But is this what the Bible teaches?
Sarah Outen’s round-the-world journey via rowboat, bicycle, and kayak revealed that it takes more than physical prowess to succeed.
According to Jay Walker, the greatest moment in the history of human imagination entailed nothing less than a complete rejection of our senses.
Loneliness is not more common in old people, cognitive decline is not inevitable, and creative ability may actually improve over time.
‘A life of meaning and purpose is one focused less on satisfying oneself and more on others. It is a life rich in compassion, altruism and greater meaning.’
‘Over a million patients a year lose their doctors to suicide,’ says Wible, which translates to about 400 doctors, or the average population of an entire medical school.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been inclined to see God as our always present and hugely generous source of good.
Tempting as it may be to sit around and grouse about the dishonesty of others, the demand is to be honest ourselves.
Whoever wrote “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth” wasn’t saying people can’t be reformed, only that there are times when they shouldn’t be allowed to.
All it took for Marcus, an inmate in a Pennsylvania jail, to decide not to kill someone was to be reminded he was a child of God.
I will go even further and say the practice of Yoga is God-breathed. Just because one culture chose to discover it, further it and insert it's on stamp upon, does not mean it was not originally created by God for man's benefit.
Helping patients maintain a sense of meaning and purpose during times of crisis can have a measurable impact on their health.
Too often the more spiritually oriented strategies that might ultimately have the greatest impact on our most intransigent problems are left off the table.
Asking kids to ‘just say no’ to performance-enhancing drugs is not enough, especially when the apparent reward outweighs whatever risk is involved.
Despite their diverse personal, cultural, and religious backgrounds, the accounts of those who have had a near-death experience are remarkably consistent.
The question is not whether drugs or sex are bad, but whether such potentially self-indulgent avenues to acquiring spiritual wisdom should be considered genuine.
“True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection,” writes Mary Baker Eddy. “Prayer is the utilization of the love wherewith He loves us.”
‘I believed in art therapy,’ Walker recounted, ‘but I was going to have to convince big, tough, strong, manly military men to give art-making a try.’
Why would we want to consider such a fundamentally spiritual experience as awe as being anything less than a reflection of Spirit itself?
The introduction of a new ‘death with dignity’ law in California provides an opportunity to look at life and death in an entirely new light.