The loss of a life is tragic. Some people suggest that time heals all wounds, including the death of a loved one. More accurate assessments tell us that the loss never fades. We simply learn to ...

To understand mercy, we must first look at what it’s not. If we step into the courtroom, and we are exonerated, that’s Fair Play. We’ve gotten what we deserved. No mercy involved. If the ...

Are you unhappy with your lot in life? The world says to get up and change things. It’s up to you. Make your fortune. It won’t come to you from a cornucopia in the sky. They’re right, too. ...

Just the title will set some people off. Money? That’s my business, not yours. If we have it, we want to protect it. If we don’t, we think we deserve it. The truth is, money is necessary to ...

We are made for anger. That sounds odd but it’s true. It’s in our genetic make-up. Our bodies are designed to respond to specific stimuli in certain ways, and anger is the result. Our amygdala ...

Get married or go it alone. That’s a valid question in today’s divorce-afflicted society. Want to pay alimony? Child support? Give up half your retirement account? It doesn’t matter if your ...

Think about your earliest friendships. Did you plan them? Or did they blossom out of the moment, someone who lived near you or that you went to school with? Have you had any of those friendships ...

A fair-weather friend is fun for a while. So long as we have money or provide them a benefit, they will spend time with us. We may even feel we can depend on them in harsh situations, that is, ...

We are an impulse-driven society. Fast-food joints are a good example. We can see a sign, drive in, and have anything we want to eat in minutes. Would we choose that specific meal if it wasn’t ...

People are fun. That’s why we pay money to hear a comic crack jokes, why The Tonight Show stole the ratings, and why we hang out with friends who don’t have our best interests at ...

Why believe in God? Why choose a life of faith and consecration to a being we can’t see and touch? Let’s step aside from those questions and ask ourselves something else. What good comes ...

Age means nothing. You’ve heard that said by people who are nearing their senior years, and they still feel energetic and vital. They feel they still have something to contribute to the world ...