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 09/20/20

"Are you envious because I am generous? Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.” (Matthew 20:15-16) In this parable, Jesus describes a landowner who pays the same daily wage to his workers, regardless of how long they actually labored for the landowner. Some workers in the parable started as early … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/20/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/17/20

"But the one to whom little is forgiven, loves little." (Luke 7:47) Currently, the United States is in an election year, and the air is thick with calumny and vitriol towards political opponents. In other words, there is extreme hostility towards political opponents, whether that is between the candidates themselves or among the followers of … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/17/20