Life-Altering Fallacies and How to Avoid Them: Successful Parenting (Part 1)

I was dumbfounded. Sitting across from me in the exam room, my patient continued to review his lifestyle over the last two years. His son, who was in his early teens, had been playing baseball for a travel team. For nearly six months of the year, this boy’s family would spend their weekends at ballparks,Continue reading “Life-Altering Fallacies and How to Avoid Them: Successful Parenting (Part 1)”

Life-Altering Fallacies and How You Can Avoid Them: Self-Esteem (Part 2)

Taking A Different Approach Non-believers often express dissatisfaction with Christianity because they see it as a system of oppressive rules and a crutch to use when facing life’s difficulties. In my estimation, they routinely fail to see how the Christian faith leads to mental and spiritual healing and health. Although my discussion is brief, IContinue reading “Life-Altering Fallacies and How You Can Avoid Them: Self-Esteem (Part 2)”

Discovering God Together

Becoming a daddy for the first time was awesome. But after the high I had in those first weeks passed, I had a second reaction: fear! I had begun to realize that while I could handle the parts about changing diapers and providing material support for my family, I was still pretty clueless when itContinue reading “Discovering God Together”

Life-Altering Fallacies and How You Can Avoid Them: Self-Esteem (Part 1)

I found the parish DRE* (Director or Religious Education) downstairs in the church hall. I wanted to pitch an idea to her about getting parents more involved with the spiritual education of their kids. I explained that once a month we would bring the parents into the classroom and let them work directly with theirContinue reading “Life-Altering Fallacies and How You Can Avoid Them: Self-Esteem (Part 1)”