August 9, 2022
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The Mental Whiplash Epidemic

A condition best termed “mental whiplash” is approaching epidemic proportions in the United States. It is called this because of its similarity to the condition that occurs when a driving accident violently shakes the heads of its victims. The...

To Live is To Learn

There are several lessons that can be taken from our readings for the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, but the one that stands out in my mind is the one that demonstrates a failure in life that we all experience at times, our failure to accept the...

The Health Care Quandary

Traditionally, most Americans placed a high value on personal responsibility. They believed people should provide for themselves by working hard, living within their means, and saving money for unexpected needs, notably illness. At the same time...

Life in the 21st Century is Good!

The founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, once said: “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” In reflecting upon his statement, I’ve...