Don’t Worship Your Emotions by Fr Ron Rolheiser

    Don’t Worship Your Emotions by Fr Ron Rolheiser http://www.ronrolheiser.com 2007-06-17 Every major spiritual tradition offers this challenge: Don't worship your emotions!Don't love only when you can feel natural sympathy. Don't love only when you can feel good and clean about it. Don't let your moral decisions be dictated by your emotions, even when they seem to … Continue reading Don’t Worship Your Emotions by Fr Ron Rolheiser

Irrational Ideas commonly found in Emotionally Disturbed People by John Powell

Irrational Ideas commonly found in Emotionally Disturbed People by John Powell All the passages below are taken from John Powell’s book “Fully Human Fully Alive,” published in 1976. The cognitive approach to human growth and the fullness of life, the development of the misconception hypothesis, and the system of Rational Emotive Therapy is today associated mostly … Continue reading Irrational Ideas commonly found in Emotionally Disturbed People by John Powell

Stop When My Feeling Brain Overcame My Thinking Brain by Xavier Amador

Stop When My Feeling Brain Overcame My Thinking Brain by Xavier Amador All the passages below are taken from Xavier Amador’s book, “I’m Right, You’re Wrong, Now What?” published in 2008. It wasn't too long ago that, in the heat of a highly charged moment, I almost failed to practice what I preach. Luckily, I was able … Continue reading Stop When My Feeling Brain Overcame My Thinking Brain by Xavier Amador

What to do with unfinished business by Bill Hybels?

 What to do with unfinished business by Bill Hybels?  The passages below are taken from Bill Hybels’ book “Honest to God?” published in 1990 by Strand Publishing.      She was young, attractive, gifted---a devoted wife and mother and a faithful leader in the church. Then her world fell apart. An inexplicable anxiety suddenly became debilitating. … Continue reading What to do with unfinished business by Bill Hybels?