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Pistachio-Crusted Halibut Recipe

If you love fish that doesn’t taste “fishy,” then you need to add this Pistachio-Crusted Halibut to your recipe repertoire. Halibut is a firm …

This simple realization could make you a much happier person

<b>Once people realize they aren't always the center of attention, they actually feel better.</b><p>When I first came across this idea, in an Atlantic article written by Yale psychologist Paul Bloom, it didn't sit well with me. I figured being a more self-aware, thoughtful person was the way to true …

Bob Marley

Are We Saved by Belief in God or by Delight in God?

Pastor John clarifies a statement made in one of his books, and says Jesus should be a Christian's supreme treasure.


No Christianity Isn't Dying But It Is Under Attack

So The Daily Beast uses a homosexual activist who claims to be a Jewish rabbi but also teaches Buddhism to analyze why Christianity is dying. I mean …


Here's How a Lack of Sleep Can Mess With Your Emotions

Even after just one late night.<p>The scientific evidence doesn't look great for regular night owls: experts say we need at least 7 hours a night to …

The Brain

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …


Our Bad Theology Is Killing Faith in the God of Life

In the most recent episode of her excellent WNYC podcast, <i>Death, Sex & Money</i>, host Anna Sale has a conversation with Diane Gill Morris. Morris is the mother of two teenaged boys with autism. Sale and Morris talk about the challenges and joys of being the parent of children with extraordinary needs, …



IT HAPPENED TO ME: No One at Church Would Date Me, So I Quit Christianity

I was raised Christian. My parents weren’t religious, and they’re still not, but they wanted good things for us, and this included feeling like a part of something bigger. Plus, a requirement for getting into the best schools in the area was immaculate church attendance.<p>Mom was all about us going …


Run to God, Not to the Bible

For Evangelicals, if you want to know what God has to say on any given topic or in any situation, you turn to the Bible. The Bible is the centerpiece of Protestant spiritual life- it is not only our highest authority, but for many, it is our only sacrament, the only place that Jesus Christ is …