Thousands of Americans choose faith healings over medical intervention every day, for themselves and for their children. When does a country that prides itself on freedom of religion declare that public health trumps personal belief?
Tim White advises a young woman preparing to come out, and provides resources for LGBT children coming out to family.
St Augustine of Hippo was a prolific contributor to the formation of modern Christianity, particularly through the concept of Original Sin. The philosophy of human nature this idea implies continues to inform contemporary morality.
It can be easy to forget the importance of play as an adult, but taking time to do something you find enjoyable is essential for your well-being.
Tim White reminds an artist struggling with his self-esteem that each of us has unique talents, and suggests using mindfulness and meditation to quiet his sense of inadequacy.
Tim White suggests that a man with an ethical question about a birthday present of illegal drugs take a chill pill and return the illicit gift.
Tim White advises a woman to draw the line for second chances when her boyfriend flirts with probation violation.
Why humans created the emerging God and how the concept of a higher power has brought meaning into human life.
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