Parables and Positive Psychology 09/25/20

"Once when Jesus was praying in solitude,and the disciples were with him,he asked them, 'Who do the crowds say that I am?'They said in reply, 'John the Baptist; others, Elijah;still others, ‘One of the ancient prophets has arisen.’'Then he said to them, 'But who do you say that I am?'Peter said in reply, “The Christ … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/25/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/23/20

"Jesus summoned the Twelve and gave them power and authorityover all demons and to cure diseases,and he sent them to proclaim the Kingdom of Godand to heal the sick.He said to them, 'Take nothing for the journey,neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money,and let no one take a second tunic.Whatever house you enter, … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/23/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/22/20

"My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it.” (Luke 8:19-21) Today's post will be relatively short and sweet, especially considering that this reading does not require much of a summary outside of what is already written. What we can focus on here for today is this very … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/22/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/19/20

"Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear.” (Luke 8:8) With this proclamation, Jesus suggests that everyone should listen to the word of God and incorporate it into their lives, so as to fulfill the individual and those around them. But then, Jesus goes on to describe a few common responses to hearing this word. … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/19/20