Psychology has taught us all sorts of interesting things and one of the ones at the top of my mind at the moment is the concept of “priming.” This is the reason after you buy a new/different car you seem to see the same make and model “everywhere” when you never saw them before. It […]
Why ask why?
Asking questions seems to be fundamental to the human experience. I seem to recall my developmental psychology professor telling the class pre-schoolers can ask more than four hundred “Why” questions a day; a statistic I can easily believe. Being asked questions can be irritating but it can also be illuminating. When someone asks you why […]
Why would we do those things?
This Sunday we are looking at another list, sort of. The group of things in question are in Hebrews and the (anonymous) author of Hebrews doesn’t present lists quite the same way St. Paul does. I was musing in one of the sermons today that I think Paul would have liked power point and slides […]