What does it mean when we’re deeply uncomfortable with what someone else has said? Has a great wrong been done? Christian teaching highlights another (uncomfortable) possibility.
Many appeals for peace center on various ways to bring people into greater cognitive alignment. But as highlighted in recent addresses, modern prophets are pointing towards a deeper pathway to peace centered on orienting our hearts collectively toward the great Parent of us all.
The topic of identity and associated symbols has been much discussed of late, especially by those harboring substantial concerns. I wonder what else could be learned if we listened more deeply to what these identities and symbols mean to those who have come to find value and importance in them?
Recent attempts to identify a “radical orthodoxy” may risk creating disunity among
Latter-day Saints. Is it worth it?
This is the sixth in a series by Arthur Peña, Charles Randall Paul, and Jacob Hess called “Inevitable Influencers: Why (deep down) we all want—and need—to persuade each other of what we see as good, beautiful, and true.” Previous pieces include “Why Persuasion Should be a Sweet (Not a Dirty) Word”; “The Threat of Persuasion,” and “My Truth? Your Truth? No Truth?”; “The Virtues of Strong Disagreement,” and “Our Judgment Against Judgment.”
As the election dust settles and the snow falls, some thoughts on something deeper than our many differences – a witness born most eloquently by the remarkable and recently deceased Rabbi Sacks.
New study finds the link between religious devotion and spousal connection
Many have argued that we should vote on policies not behavior. But no matter how we ultimately vote, we must remember that how we treat each other will always matter.
We don’t agree on the problems facing America, which is why our views of the solutions and answers to the mess we’re in diverge so widely as well.
This Halloween, the trend of American monsterizing is on full-display. Let’s recognize the fantasy in it so we can leave it behind, and avoid the danger it involves for all of us.
Words of timely wisdom from two of America’s many inspired pastors—including encouragement, warnings, and urgent witness to a nation in peril.
Many people of faith (and no faith) are uncomfortable with both options for President. Is it time to choose someone you could be really happy with instead?