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Emotional upkeep and other people’s flaws

When you live with someone for a while, their flaws begin to show (and so do yours). The first people with whom we have this experience are our family. And the experience repeats throughout our entire life. At school, at work, with relatives, at church, in sports, in dating, in marriage — anywhere we get [...]

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Incompetence is a habit

According to the dictionary, incompetence is the inability to do something successfully. In my opinion, it is more than that. It is the habit of accepting failure or botched work, and making excuses for it. Failure and mediocrity are incredibly addictive. You fail at something or do a poor job and the consequences are not [...]

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What was the happiest day of your life?

Yes, the question is directed at you. What day did you feel happiest in all your life? Think about the answer and identify the day. What happened on that day? Why was it the happiest day of your life? Did you have any part in causing that happiness? Was it because of an action you [...]

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Well, well, well

  My wife posted this. I found it very interesting and decided to share it with you.  One of the things I like most is to talk about my faith, but I don’t always talk about it directly. Every time I speak about love, I speak about my faith. Every time I speak about women [...]

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What principles and values do you live by?

  Everyone lives by certain principles and values. Whether good, bad, strange, repulsive – these values and principles are present and everyone lives by the ones they choose for themselves. Essentially, principles and values are beliefs which guide our decisions as well as influence how we view the world. From the time we’re born, these [...]

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Music: the good and the bad

  Music can be good or bad for us. For example, studies have shown that certain types of classical or instrumental music have therapeutic effects. When you’re doing physical exercise, which requires more strength or a faster pace, music with a fast rhythm can motivate you to prolong the exercise or give you more resistance [...]

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Why I stopped being Catholic (3)

  People react differently to the truth. Some people refuse to accept it, they can’t even fathom that their life-long beliefs, the things their parents believed, and so many others, is wrong. Admitting it hurts a lot. For some people, the possibility doesn’t even cross their mind. They can’t even process the information in a [...]

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Nobody uses shoes

Perhaps you’ve heard of the story of the shoe vendor who travelled to India on business in order to explore the new market. Arriving there, the vendor contacted his company: “Schedule my trip back. There’s not much to do here. No one uses shoes in India.” The company brought the vendor back and sent another [...]

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Monkey brings up age-old question

Who’s smarter, man or monkey? Before you answer that question watch this video:   All jokes aside, let’s learn something from this. Notice what the consequences are, when you make a decision based on emotion. The soldiers, excited about the monkey being present, are clearly taken by an emotional state of happiness, distraction and diversion. [...]

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God forgives. Now pay!

  God’s forgiveness is bigger than any sin, but sadly it doesn’t keep the sinner from suffering the consequence of what he did. Understand this: To forgive is to eliminate the anger or hurt against the one who sinned. However, forgiveness does not deal with the consequences of the sin, just the sinner. I have [...]

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