I’m Short of Money. I Have Nothing to Give.

Why would a widow to donate her last coin to a corrupt institution in Jerusalem, where scribes “devoured widows’ houses”? (Mark 12:40). In her act, Jesus saw a moving display of the right attitude about money (vv.41-44). It is said that ‘we disarm the power of money over us by giving it away.’ A deacon…

How Happy is Your Brain?

“Brain – Lobes – Temporoparietal junction” by John A Beal. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brain_-_Lobes_-_Temporoparietal_junction.png#/media/File:Brain_-_Lobes_-_Temporoparietal_junction.png Several studies on the temporoparietal junction of the brain (TPJ for short) provide a biological basis for altruistic (unselfish) behavior. One study found a strong connection between the volume (size) of a person’s TPJ and…