Psychologist Daniel Goleman describes our time as Age of Melancholy. He chronicles how depression, sadness, paralyzing listlessness, dejection, self-pity and overwhelming hopelessness plague more and
Remember the Flanders family from The Simpson’s TV show? They were Homer and Marge’s quirky, religious next door neighbours. Ned had those prim-and-proper sweater sets,
I’ve had a burden on my soul since Easter. That was when—just days prior to the biggest Christian holiday of the year—Maclean’s Magazine published an
What makes people happy? Presents? A thank you? A big bag of potato chips with zero calories? The answer will be different for different people. A
Ghouls, goblins. And candy! For some people — not all — Halloween can cause mixed feelings because of its dark undertones. Er, overtones. I recall
A parenting degree doesn’t exist. Nothing can prepare you. As social scientist William Doherty says, parenting is “a high-cost/high-reward activity.” There’s nothing like those wonderful giggles.
We’re not in Kansas anymore. That’s pretty obvious. But maybe that’s a good thing. Lately I’ve been doing a lot of research on what’s happening in today’s church.
I know it’s a highly-charged topic. And it’s in the news. Recently CTV reported, “The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously struck down the ban on
There is more technology in your smart phone than there was in the first Apollo spacecraft that went to the moon. I read that somewhere.
“Don’t judge me!” You’ve heard it. I’ve heard it. Someone has judged you. Or you’ve been accused. Maybe you judge bikers as being of a
“One day, a few days after the liberation, I walked through the country past flowering meadows, for miles and miles, toward the market town near
Have you been hijacked by anxiety? Or someone you care about? An unwelcome terrorist comes and goes playing with your peace? For those who know
Every day we make decisions that impact ourselves and others. Decisions about our families, our values, the environment. But these decisions have impact beyond our immediate