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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

When shopping for a new car, we are wise to consider if it does what we want. Do we need to haul soccer gear? Or travel long distances? Or maybe we need seating for six . . . or ...

A re-do is what’s great about video games. If we fail at a level, and we get the chance to do it over, that’s a win all around. Many racing games allow players to back up the game for 5, 10, ...

Money is hard to turn loose of. Once we have it, it’s ours. We control it. It’s for our good and no one else’s. What good is money that we give away? It doesn’t do us any good. Or does ...

Where do we stand for Christ? Where do we draw the line that says, The Buck Stops Here? Where does our responsibility take control of our plans, and we step up to do what needs to be done for ...

We all have lazy days, those times when we really don’t want to make the bed or sweep the back porch. A dirty car? Who can be bothered? We need to recline the seat, put on some music, and take ...