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 09/20/20

"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 09/19/20

"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