Mind & Spirit - Daily Read

How Our View of God Affects Our Mental and Physical Health

"'In general, the more religious or spiritual you are, the healthier you are, which makes sense. But for some individuals, even if they have even the smallest degree of negative spirituality -- basically, when individuals believe they're ill because they've done something wrong and God is punishing them -- their health is worse... [W]hen people firmly believe God loves and forgives them despite their shortcomings, they had significantly better mental health.'" [Read Article]
Mind & Spirit - Daily Read

Crying Out in Anger and Hope

"As followers of Christ, we must have a distinct voice, one that does not cry out only in  anger, but also with hope and forgiveness... At the same time that the Gospel calls unethical exploiters to justice, it also offers forgiveness and redemption to these same people who have committed such atrocities against humanity. Judging the world with self-righteousness is an empty endeavor; we must confront such evils with the full power of the Gospel." [Read Article]