Category: Think Things

Diderot Effect

What is the Diderot Effect?  Well it was named after a man named, Denis Diderot, an eighteenth century philosopher because of his essay, “Regrets on Parting with My Old Dressing Gown”.  Basically what had happened was that his old dressing gown was getting raggedy…

Law of Exposure

The Law of Exposure says that the more you are exposed to something the more that you incorporate it into your life.  It is an actual scientifically proven that the brain chemistry changes with repeated exposure to certain stimuli.  For instance, say you love…

The Deer’s Cry

Today is real quick.  I just wanted to share with you my favorite morning prayer.  It is called the Deer’s Cry and it is attributed to Saint Patrick. For my shield this day I call upon Heaven’s might, Sun’s brightness, Moon’s whiteness, Fire’s glory,…

Regrets

People live with regret.  STOP IT!  Why are you living with regret?  I can’t abide regret myself.  I am not willing to wait until I am dying to tell people that I love them.  I tell them every time before I hang up the…

Visiting Holy and Hellish Places

I want to say a quick word about respect while traveling.  If you saw my video on Notre Dame I said that there were not many pictures because there were signs that said, “No photography please” around certain areas.  There were different reasons –…

Training vs. Working Out

Some of us have been doing the Following Him walk.  And I invite you to jump onboard if you haven’t started yet.  You can join at any time.  Now, I – of all people, know that it is insanely hard to keep motivated to…

Not Easy

I recently stated that doing the right thing is easy.  But it can be pointed out that Jesus said: “Enter you in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be…

Fasting

If you have been watching this channel you know I do not think much of fasting as a form of prayer.  God does not want you to suffer, He loves you.  That being said, I have felt myself feeling drawn to the idea of…

Keys to Happiness

Nobody seems to know what that is anymore.  Being moral is not easy.  Do what’s right not what’s easy.  Actually, doing what’s right is what’s easy.  Actually, it is the easiest in any situation.  I told this to someone once and they said.  No,…

God in the Ordinary

For most of us, we don’t live in God’s pristine nature.  We live in urban sprawl.  It’s not our environment, the traffic, the gangs, the crime, that is our stumbling block to our salvation.  We can feel just as close to God here as…