Directions for Running the Human Machine

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “Moral rules are directions for running the human machine. Every moral rule is there to prevent a breakdown, or a strain, or a friction, in the running of that machine. That is why these rules at first seem to be...

Contentment and the Object of Our Hunger

Often we tend to think of contentment as something that we need to “do better at.”  It goes in that same general category as watching our weight, exercising, keeping a budget, and biting our tongue.  We think I’ll get around to contentment when I get around to working...

Communication with Our Desires “On the Table”

Communication is hard, especially “in the moment.”  It is one thing to be convicted by a sermon on the power of the tongue or the way our words reveal our heart.  It is another thing to be “in the moment” with your spouse (child, sibling, parent, friend, co-worker,...

A Collection of Quotes on Addiction

What follows is a collection of quotes on this subject. They are not meant to sequentially walk through the subject or to comprehensively cover the subject. Their purpose is merely to expose you to a variety of thoughts and perspectives by Christian men and women. “No...