September 2, 2009
What do we do when faith is in opposition with psychology? Perhaps these two disciplines do not have to be completely in disagreement. Often, if we are people of faith, it is the full truth that sets us free. An integration of theology and psychology can be very healing. That is what the evolving of Family Faith into Faith and Life is all about ? integration of faith and science, because they do not have to be polar opposites. I enjoy a practice as a therapist where I treat those who are professing Christians as well as those who do not practice a certain religion.
December 5, 2013
A New York Times columnist is wondering: Where is the love? Nicholas D. Kristoff says there's a “profound lack of empathy” these days, after columns he wrote about food stamp recipients, prison inmates and those without health insurance drew scornful responses from readers. After acknowledging that some people end up in jail or poverty because of their own bad decisions, he asks: “Do we really think that kids should go hungry if they have criminal parents? Should a little boy not get a curved spine treated properly because his dad is a deadbeat?