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 09/24/20

"Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening,and he was greatly perplexed because some were saying,'John has been raised from the dead';others were saying, 'Elijah has appeared';still others, “One of the ancient prophets has arisen.'But Herod said, “John I beheaded.Who then is this about whom I hear such things?'And he kept trying to see … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/24/20

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 09/20/20

"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

Parables and Positive Psychology 5/6/20

"When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, 'I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'" (John 8:12) Hi all! Whether it has been noticeable to you guys or not, I have certainly been away for a long time, even after my Hiatus … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 5/6/20