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  • Rock formation
    Selfless or selfish spectrum
    On a life spectrum where selflessness is on one side and selfishness is on the opposite side, where do you bench? Do you feel one is better than the other? Google defines selfless as, “concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than...
  • Contradictions and paradoxes
    Contradictions and paradoxes
    Practice self-care but don't be selfish. Learn to love yourself but don't be self-centered. Recovery is selfish but get out of yourself and help others. Ugh! We listen to these words and sometimes they can feel overwhelming, confusing and...
  • gm christian greed
    The mentality of General Motors and Christianity
    The recent revelation that executives at the General Motors Corporation knew since 2001 that there were problems with their vehicles which would in all probability result in the deaths of people and their decision to do nothing about it for...
  • Since when is greed patriotic and Christian!
    Since when is greed patriotic and Christian!
    When I read of politicians who are intent on cutting help to the poor and refusing to raise taxes on the rich I hear their excuses. But, to me those are just a cover up for greed. What are their excuses?One constant excuse that I hear is that this...
  • Outlier
    Holiness and sanctification
    The word sanctification means to be set apart or to be made holy. Sanctification is a process that will take our entire lifetime on this side of heaven. We are all works in progress, being conformed, or transformed, more and more into the image of...
  • Just prayer?
    Sometimes people need our money, not just our prayers
    “I’ll pray for you!”. We’ve all said it and all done it. Prayer is a vital element in connecting a need with the supernatural Provider. When we intercede on someone else’s behalf we engage ourselves in their needs by...
  • Selfishness
    Randian Irony at the ICNA dinner
    Last night I attended the Annual Supporters' Dinner for the Bay Area Chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America, which was a run-away success. Good speakers, good food, lots of money going to a worthy cause and a fabulous if not quirky...
  • Relocation can have both positive and negative effects on relationships
    Relocation can have both positive and negative effects on relationships (Video)
    Relocation is considered a stressor, affecting relationships both positively and negatively. In adjustment to relocation the couple's attention may redirect to material goods and other details. The externalization may occupy thoughts about...
  • Dead man
    Man collapses and dies on Black Friday; unfazed shoppers step over his body
    Black Friday this year became blacker than usual for the family of Walter Vance, of Logan County, West Virginia. The 61-year-old pharmacist was shopping at a crowded Target store when he suffered a fatal heart attack.If the story ended there, it...
  • Black Friday 2011
    Black Friday or black eye?
    Black Friday, or the day after Thanksgiving is said to be the first day in the calendar year that most retailers show a profit for the year. Thus the name Black Friday. This is traditionally the start of the Christmas season. Many retailers in...
  • Self Control vs. Impulsive Behavior
    'Don't tell me what to do!'
    Don’t tell me what to do, but I will tell you what to do, I will judge you and I will categorize you! That seems to be the overwhelming refrain and/or mindset today. Nobody wants to be told what to do, how to live, that their impulsive...
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
    Occupy San Diego protesters attack food vendors with blood and urine
    What happens when the freebies end...CBS, via The Daily Caller, is reporting that members of the Occupy San Diego movement have turned violent and attacked food vendors near the Occupy campsite in San Diego's historic Gas Lamp District...
  • Unintentional people
    Unintentional People
    Have you ever excused yourself by saying something you did was "unintentional"? I have. On rare occasions, this excuse is appropriate, but it's often just an excuse for thoughtlessness.Let me explain: we all know people who do all...
  • Satan's Arithmetic
    Satan's Arithmetic
    Satan's Arithmetic Explained This is a Tulsan’s attempt to reveal Satan’s scheme of dividing and conqueringFormula· Isolation x Separation = Deprivation· Deprivation divided by itself = Captivation (of self)·...
  • Faces of the World
    Love for our Fellow Man
    LOVE FOR OUR FELLOW MAN (Leviticus 19:18,19) By nature, humans are very selfish. Even in our relationships with others we find ourselves focused primarily on us or at most, on our opinions about each other and what we do or not do. The Torah...