10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be


BY: Tim Hoch Original Post 1.You ascribe intent. Another driver cut you off. Your friend never texted you back. Your co-worker went to lunch without you. Everyone can find a reason to be offended on a steady basis. So what caused you to be offended? You assigned bad intent to these otherwise innocuous actions. You took … Continue reading 10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

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Front Page of New York Post Gives These Tragedy Tourists a Name They’ve Definitely Earned


The New York Post said it best, nothing I can add.... The Post details reaction from outraged online observers, as well as neighborhood residents who are apparently dealing with many tourists using the disaster as an “Instagram Moment”: “‘Disgusting beyond words,’ wrote a commenter on the local-news blog EV Grieve, which reposted the snap.’Take a … Continue reading Front Page of New York Post Gives These Tragedy Tourists a Name They’ve Definitely Earned

Too Much Praise Can Turn Kids Into Narcissists, Study Suggests


I have been stating this for years.... “Research shows that narcissism is higher in Western than non-Western countries, and suggests that narcissism levels have been steadily increasing among Western youth over the past few decades,” the authors write in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. via Too Much Praise Can Turn Kids Into Narcissists, … Continue reading Too Much Praise Can Turn Kids Into Narcissists, Study Suggests

The Obama EGO


The EGO, or as I like to say, Edging God Out, is a constant them for me. I have posted many articles about the EGO, be it here on this blog or on my other, now defunct blog (www.youcanbenew.wordpress.com). It is a concept I like coming back too, because the problem of the EGO never goes away. … Continue reading The Obama EGO

Sin is…


  St. Augustine said sin was “Love of oneself, even to contempt of God.” Basically St. Augustine said sin is EGO. To love oneself above all else even God. We can trace this back to our first parents, Adam and Eve. They loved themselves above God when they ate from the tree of knowledge. They discovered … Continue reading Sin is…

Pride


Pride is a very strong emotion, one that has driven people to extremes. We have witnessed the pride of a man (or a woman) bring them down in a blaze of fire, and we have seen pride rebuild a man (or a woman) from the deepest despair life can offer. Why is this, what makes … Continue reading Pride

Funny thing forgiveness…


Jesus has spoken many words that we all would love to hear from him, but I would venture to guess that the words “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” would have to be on top of our list. In that one simple statement Jesus summed up humanity and His relationship with … Continue reading Funny thing forgiveness…