…you could cry like a man. A few weeks ago, I was faced with a challenge—one of life and death, really—though I won’t go into the details here. Suffice to say I needed spiritual peace, and fast. My first thought was to go to the closest church, light a candle, and pray. That’s standard practice…
Love is indeed winning and we are the loud and shimmering proof.
Sometimes the people we love don’t have the words to say what we most need to hear. However, healing can occur if we tell ourselves what we need to hear.
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Growing up in Santa Fe, New Mexico was a bit…
The journey to finding balance and embracing acceptance.
Church leaders have many talents and skills. However, they should be aware of their limitations when it comes to mental health and understand the important role of mental health professionals.
Here’s how to enjoy a stronger, more powerful prayer life.
It wouldn’t be the first time our definition of marriage changed.
One man’s story of surviving a type of therapy that derailed his life for thirteen years.
Bottom line: the church should not be in the business of excluding people.
Hollywood hits hard with a film that explores a disturbing tale of abuse.
After painful negotiations, leaders of the Anglican church have decided to “walk together” in spite of having deep differences on the subject of marriage.
Leaving church is more than walking away from something. It’s walking away from someone. That’s why we feel it so deeply, good or bad.
For approximately 35 years of my life, I was the ultimate Christian. Yet, there was always something in the back of my mind. Something I couldn’t shake.
What a 17th-century poet can teach us about marginalized Muslims today.
When Steve Austin was sexually abused as a little boy, his parents told no one, and turned to prayer. For years he railed at this injustice and others he found in the church. Finally, he made peace with what he learned from his faith, and forgave what he did not get.