Robert Wijaya

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Before We Condemn Islam, Let's Consider Our Own Faiths

Their scriptures may imply that God ordered genocide. Their extremists preach hate and destroy artifacts from other traditions. Most of the clergy insist that theirs is a religion of peace.<p>Yes, Christians are in a quandary these days.<p>If you are Christian, as I am, and find this shocking, welcome to …

God: Not so Black-and-White

Those who have felt the presence of God understand that we, as humans, do not have the capacity to understand Him fully. God is a great--arguably, the greatest--mystery to us. He is able to understand more, knows more, loves more, and is the only truly just being in all of creation. His mind and …

Hi-Tech Sneakers Controlled by App Allows for Endless Design Customization

Customized sneakers may look great, but they'll often set you back with how much they cost. The footwear startup ShiftWear wants to change this by reinventing the idea of personalized shoes. Fusing technology and fashion, their concept allows you to create your own designs and display them on the …

Can You Love Too Much?

Conventional belief is that we can never love too much, but that isn’t always true. Sometimes, love can blind us so that we deny painful truths. We …

Compulsion

5 Reasons Why Parallel Parenting Is Better Than Co-Parenting

We are not those folks.<p>Those folks who are divorced and who have kids and who can actually mumble a "hello" to each other and actually mean it.<p>Those folks who are divorced, remarried and invite each other over to their kids' birthday parties.<p>We are not those folks.<p>What happens when you are divorced …

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies on much more than your physical appearance. It's in the way you carry yourself, the folks you hang out with, and how you talk to people — plus a whole lot more.<p>Read on to …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

Before You Grumble About Not Having Enough Time, Check If You Have These 8 Time-Wasting Habits

Information overload is a creature that has been growing on the Internet’s back since its beginnings. The bigger the Internet gets, the more …

Productivity

How Does In-Flight Wi-Fi Really Work?

<i>Wi-Fi access has become an expected feature when flying for either work or pleasure. Using Melanie Wynne’s The Future of Inflight High-Speed Wi-Fi as</i> …

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer: A Conversation between David Gregory and Erica Brown<p>EB: David, your prayer practice has evolved a lot in the past years. I am not sure if you prayed at all when we started studying together. Now you think about prayer a lot. I was passing by a church and a sign in front of the …

How to manage your money like a CEO

Treat your personal finances as a business to help yourself manage it efficiently and effectively.<p>Sometimes it helps to put on a nice suit and sit in …

Want to Be Happy? Make Your Relationships Exceptional

<i>By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.</i><p>How do you think a friend would rate the quality of your relationship with her? How would she describe you -- as cheerful, compassionate, irritable, self-critical? Does that description match your self-image? How much does her perception of you matter to your …

Why Centering Prayer Is Not Christian Prayer

Posted by CONNIE ROSSINI on Tuesday Nov 17th, 2015 at 10:03 AM<p><b>COMMENTARY: The teaching of the saints on prayer, constantly promoted by the Church, is</b> …

Why Personal Development Is Critical for Entrepreneurs

What you become in life is infinitely more important than anything you might get.<p>There are only two reasons we consciously, actively seek to change ourselves. Inspiration is one, and desperation is the other.<p>According to the late <b>Jim Rohn</b>, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker, we also need to …

Self-improvement

18 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Thanksgiving is barely a week away, and soon ovens all over the country will be working overtime. Kitchen strategy is key when you’re trying to factor various cook and prep times for both oven and stovetop dishes. There just never seems to be enough time (or counter space). Whether you’re already …

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Welcome to the biggest list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free we’ve had in quite some time, featuring 11 premium iOS apps that are all on …

Demand is frothy for foot-pedal washing machine

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Living in a high-rise building is common in many North American cities, though it certainly comes with its ups and downs.<p>For Yi Jiang, who moved into a Toronto tower seven years ago, trekking to the …

Does Religion Make Us Worse People?

There's a well-known phenomenon in churches where young families, many of whom have not been involved in organized religion since before college, return to a community of faith once they have kids. If asked why, many of the parents say they come back because they want their children to learn the …

Does Being Christian Make Any Difference At All?

With the holiday season approaching, many Christians feel under attack again. After all, Starbucks abandoned snowflakes and reindeer on its seasonal red cup, apparently negating the sacredness of the season. Other Christians in the US also feel under attack. Some Catholic sisters believe it's an …

The 5 Best Time Management Productivity Apps

We could all do with being more productive and also less stressed and these apps are there to help encourage and aid this. Having or even making more …

Apps

Spiritual But Not Religious? It Just Doesn't Work.

SBNR. The topic is a hot one in Christian circles today. "Spiritual but not religious."<p>A middle-aged woman who spends Sunday mornings on a hiking trail might say, "I'm spiritual ... but not religious." A young man who says he loves Jesus but hates the church might identify himself as SBNR. …

Billy Graham’s dubious final chapter: The legacy of the Christian evangelical has been hijacked

Graham is 97 and battling Parkinson’s, and yet he’s credited as the sole author of his new book “Where I Am.” Hmmm<p>In a blog post that made waves in the Christian press last week, Billy Graham warns churches to “prepare for persecution.” Message aside, determining whether or not the nearly …

How to Make Your Relationship Last: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…<p>The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Self-help

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Time Management

7 cool financial technologies we wish were big in the US

The USA is at the forefront of this, with $31.6 billion invested in fintech over the last 5 years. But there are still some innovative ideas and companies that have yet to make it big in America.<p>We've rounded up some of the most exciting and innovative fintech businesses set up outside of the US. …