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Psychology, Sexual Attraction, and Scripture

Mystery surrounds dating and romance. How do people fall in love? Why are certain people attracted to each other? How can someone become desirable? A recent article from Psychology Today called “The Laws of Attraction” by Wendy Paris touches on these topics. The article’s subheading reads "Who we desire is driven by powerful evolutionary forces,...

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Hope and Help for Self-Injurers

Bruised skin, over-plucked eyebrows and lashes, torn fingernails, and scars from self-inflicted cuts can all be results of measures taken by self-injurers. Often, concerned loved ones wonder about the self-injurer in their lives (if they’re even aware of the behavior). The immediate and persistent question is usually, “Why would you...

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Mind the Gap: Bridging Difficulty in Relationships

It is discouraging when gaps of difficulty exist in relationships. When gaps are evident, something is missing in that relationship—there is a break or a separation. When gaps are apparent, so are sinful behaviors such as frustration, withdrawal, argumentativeness, bitterness, impatience, or a critical attitude. The first is self-regard. This attitude...

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