Category: Personal Development

  • Image of God

    “What is divine is full of Providence. Even chance is not divorced from nature, from the unweaving and enfolding of things governed by Providence. Everything proceeds from it.” Marcus Aurelius The video by “Inspiring Philosophies” (2017), points out the origin of humanity and the concept of imago dei for understanding creation and likeness. This designation…

  • Sabbath

    Being under a New Covenant, “personal choice” is widely accepted for practicing Sabbath. According to (King James Holy Bible, 1769/2020, Romans, 14:5), “One-man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.” Millions of people use this choice indiscriminately. Some make no decision, others…

  • The Holy Spirit

    The Holy Spirit is the most ignored person in the Bible. He is a person not a something. Being aware and responsive of His presence requires a personal relationship with faith (trust), worship (praise), and gratitude for the role He plays in every aspect of our life. As part of the Triune, the Holy Spirit…

  • Identity

    Identity is defined as the distinguishing character or personality of an individual (Webster Merriam, 2022). Personality and individuality have a unique discrepancy. Personality is the “outward” appearance (mask) of what we display to others. Individuality is the essence or nature of the individual. This distinction explains to a degree why human nature does not see…

  • Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

    The visions we offer our children (people) shape the future. Martin S. II A minister’s (pastor’s) belief, implementation of Christian/psychology integration and definitional understanding of burnout and compassion fatigue, determines what self-care or stress management techniques are most effective. Defining the distinction of compassion fatigue and burnout is important. According to Hanley (2019) burnout is…