People tend to become what they think they are. Studies validate this, but so do common sense and experience. For instance, which one of us can’t remember a fidgety grade school lad who ended up designated the class “bad boy,” who then proceeded to fulfill his own label?
The psychologists of ancient Babylon understood this. [...]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
The scarcity of the sun, the frigid air, reduced recreational activities, and post-holiday blues coalesce into a dastardly dovetail to make this time of year pretty depressing for some of us. For this reason, I thought I’d reprint part of an article on depression I wrote for the October 8 issue of [...]
If months had themes, July would go down in history for me as “love month.” For one, the text of our Bible study at church has been First John, which uses the word “love” more times than the hippie manifesto. Secondly, I’ve been working on my seminar “Love in the Last Days” [...]