Dostoevsky, Frankl, and the Innate Human Desire for Freedom

Dostoevsky, Frankl, and the Innate Human Desire for Freedom

Dostoevsky's Notes from the Underground focuses on the ramblings of the "underground man" as a stand-in for Russian alienation at the turn of the century. The most poignant aspect of his rambling is underground man's depression and his alienation. He sees himself as both elevated above the rabble of humanity, but also completely at odds with [...]

The 5 Love Languages of God

The 5 Love Languages of God

The 5 Love Languages can be used to better understand our relationship with God. We can use all that we know about ourselves to glorify him.

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Kierkegaard, The Dark Night of the Soul and What It Can Teach Humanity

Kierkegaard, The Dark Night of the Soul and What It Can Teach Humanity

Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher, theologian, and poet of the 1800s, is largely regaled as the first Existential Philosopher. His works of Either/Or, Sickness Unto Death, and Fear and Trembling are largely considered pivotal philosophical works that shaped the landscape irrecovably afterwards. Nietzche, Satre, and Camus were largely influenced by his work and expand on his [...]

The Power of Yes: How Saying “Yes” Can Revolutionize Your Relationship with God

The Power of Yes: How Saying “Yes” Can Revolutionize Your Relationship with God

This past summer I have been going through some rather intense spiritual development and healing. After what seemed like an entire year of solitude, desolation, and contemplation, God was finally calling me to action. One of the most striking rules I learned this year was my new found ability to grow and mature purely on [...]

An Unexpected Journey: On the 8th Anniversary of My Conversion

"Is Jesus real? Is Hell real?" I asked my friend incredulously. Before that fateful question, I had been going through a massive emotional and spiritual change. For some reason, I was discussing philosophy with everyone around me and looking into going to Church for the first time in my life for a "philosophical community" (not [...]

Litany for Direction

Litany for Direction

Lord, Jesus Christ, use me and use me up entirely for your Glory. Lord, wreck my life Lord, Thy Will be done. Lord, make me yours completely Lord, make me humble Lord, make me brave Lord, make me kind Lord, make me fearless Lord, make me holy Lord, make me a saint Lord, give me [...]

Litany of Liberty

Litany of Liberty

Lord Jesus, free me of this net that surrounds me. From the generational curses and burdens of my family Free me, Lord From the oppression of being a child out of wedlock Free me, Lord From the fear of not being enough Free me, Lord From allowing evil spirits to harden me Free me, Lord [...]