We don’t determine God’s job description – he determines ours
Nov16

We don’t determine God’s job description – he determines ours

When we approach God, we often have certain expectations: for example, he should protect us and provide for us. If such expectations…

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See God’s love not just in relief from problems, but also in relief amidst problems
Nov14

See God’s love not just in relief from problems, but also in relief amidst problems

When we face problems too big for us to manage on our own, we frequently seek divine help. However, the material world by its…

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Faith is not just certainty – it is also openness to possibility
Oct28

Faith is not just certainty – it is also openness to possibility

We often equate faith with certainty, as in, “I am sure that God exists.” Such equalization is valid in terms of ontology…

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We may be taken aback, but we don’t have to go back
Aug18

We may be taken aback, but we don’t have to go back

When things turn out opposite to our expectations, we mentally shrink back, being surprised or shocked. Such an inner reaction…

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We can’t delete our memories, but we can choose what we remember
Jun11

We can’t delete our memories, but we can choose what we remember

Some of our memories may have scarred us – memories of abuses we have suffered or allurements we have succumbed to may agitate…

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Being grateful in general is like being married in general
Jan20

Being grateful in general is like being married in general

With the increasing secularization or more specifically desacralization of mainstream culture, many of the uplifting values that comprised the core character of respectable people in the past have been divorced from the fabric of the spiritual worldview on which they had been based. Thus, for example,

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