The Beauty of Other-Centeredness

God understands our human tendency of self-centeredness. He knows that the inclination of our heart is often to think of our self first and to take care of our self-first. That’s why He says to “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” He also says to “prefer one another” because He knows our sinful hearts tend to prefer our self. God also says that the second greatest commandment is to love our neighbor as ourselves – so how do we do that? … More The Beauty of Other-Centeredness

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The Power of Touch

In his seminal work, Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin, Ashley Montagu illuminates how the skin is the most important organ system of the body, because unlike other senses, a human being cannot survive without the physical and behavioral functions performed by the skin. He concludes: “When the need for touch remains unsatisfied, abnormal … More The Power of Touch