Interview with Ancient Faith about Gratitude in Life’s Trenches

From the Ancient Faith website: Your book Gratitude in Life’s Trenches has been creating quite a stir since it came out earlier this month. Within days of the book’s release it became…

The Power of Baby Steps in a Superman Culture

“If only someone would tell me what to do!” I often thought as I lay awake at night, going over and over the same problems in my mind. The situation I found…

Gratitude in Life’s Trenches

I am grateful to be able to announce that my forthcoming book, Gratitude in Life’s Trenches, will be available in bookstores on August 18th. In the meantime, you can read the introduction…

Gratitude as a Way of Seeing

Complaining is one of those things we do without even thinking about it. Some researchers have suggested that during an average conversation we complain to each other about once a minute. From a…

10 Questions About Masks and Conservative Values

Living on the border between Idaho (one of the most conservative states) and Washington (one of the most liberal states), it is fascinating to watch the tension. Sometimes it feels like these…

From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Classroom

In 2017, I was hired to write a curriculum for the graduate programs of six different universities, to instruct teachers how to integrate mindfulness practices into k-12 classroom. When the curriculum was…

Pain is Opportunity for Spiritual Growth

From The Mystical Marriage: Spiritual Life according to St. Maximos the Confessor: “If it is the devil who is harassing you, he can strike you, cover your body with bruises, afflict you…

Eliminate the Thinking Errors that Hold You Back

“As the world must be redeemed in a few men to begin with, so the soul is redeemed in a few of its thoughts, and works, and ways to begin with: it…

Martin Luther King Jr. on Protesting

When I’m at my janitorial job, I’m working my way through the audio course The History of the United States. Earlier this week I came to the lecture on the civil rights…

Jordan Peterson, Joe Biden, and the Racist Underbelly of Identity Politics

I recently had an opportunity to publish a couple articles with Salvo Magazine that look at identity politics and its cultural consequences. My most recent Salvo articles is titled, ‘You Are What…

Logic and Online Source Evaluation

If you spend any time online, it is absolutely indispensable to have a rudimentary understanding of logic. This article will look at some basic principles of logic while considering how these principles…

How to Evaluate Information Online

This article forms part of an ongoing series aimed to equip students at classical schools with the skills needed to research for their senior thesis. To read the introduction to the series…

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