3 ways to nourish your mind

Nourishing Your Mind

In our present time and culture it is easy to undernourish our minds. So many of our pursuits involve entertaining but generally unenlightening pastimes. It's the mental equivalent of high-calorie, low-nutrition food.But our intellects are meant for more than french fries, and ultimately such fare is unsatisfying. Here are three things I've found helpful in nourishing the mind. 1. Challenge yourself with books Reading is one of the most effective ways to begin. Start with the books … [Read more...]

More tragedy, please

More tragedy, please

Tales of tragedy, crime, and corruption have value for several reasons. One is that those that read them do not usually lead tragic, criminal, and corrupt lives, at least not the extent portrayed in such stories.Don't mistake: Their natures are corrupt. As Paul says in the letter to the Romans, “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God....” Greed, hatred, lust, lies — most people are marked by these in some measure. We all bear their stain. But forces internal and external, graces par … [Read more...]


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