Ruminate on What’s Right

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 As a prescription for healthy thinking Paul recommends a solid dose of what is true, a regular regimen of what is noble, and …

Is Narcissism a Positive for Presidents?

  Egotism, egoism, solipsism, and narcissism. There are fine distinctions between these decidedly un-Christ-like personalities. Let's take a look. While I’m not in favor of slapping a label on anyone, these characteristics came to mind recently when hearing some self-serving obfuscations of a certain world leader. The peculiarities of each of these may be illustrated …