Martin Collins asks those who are about to retire if they are sweating retirement because they are fearful of living on a fixed income or being forced to work just to make ends meet. The concept of retirement is of rather recent origin, coming about in the late 19th or early 20th centuries. Although many developed countries or …
The difference between living forever and eternal life is that longevity does not equate to quality of life. Living forever while enduring pain lacks appeal.
Mark Schindler draws a powerful life lesson from the biographical film Claire—The Documentary of Claire Wineland. Claire was an inspirational speaker who suffered from cystic fibrosis from birth, dying from a stroke in September 11, 2018 following a lung transplant. From her valiant example, we learn that: (1.) God the …
A time management seminar teaches that unless we put large rocks (priorities) in a container first, the container will inevitably fill up with trivia.
What is the connection between keeping the fifth commandment—honoring parents—and enjoying a long, fulfilling, productive life on earth?
When the fifth commandment is neglected, respect for leadership and authority erodes, lowering quality of life, and ultimately, length of life too.
Always understanding that it is God who orders life, our success at a good life depends on our yielding to His direction. We will reap what we sow.
Joe Baity reports on a recent UCLA study on human aging in which scientists declared that, regardless of lifestyle or environmental factors, each human being has a built-in biological clock with its own unique expiration date, corroborating the insight Moses revealed to us in Psalm 90, that we are allotted a finite number of …
While God expects parents to cultivate sound-mindedness, balance, and self-control in our children, Satan has been shaping young minds his own way.
David Maas, focusing on Psalm 90:12, an admonition to number our days in order to get a heart of wisdom, reflects on the stark contrast between God's robust eternity and mankind's fragile mortality. Meditating on the perils of our transitory existence paradoxically leads to a longer, happier life now as well as in the future, as …
God ordained marriage and the family for the physical and spiritual growth and nurturing of children. God's goal is a Family composed of mature spirit beings.
The fifth commandment teaches our responsibility to give high regard, respect, and esteem to parents and other authority figures, leading to a prosperous life.
The priest Eli is a tragic example of someone who began his tenure with energy, but coasted into complacency, eventually winking at flagrant sin in his sons.
Time is fleeting; any of us could perish tomorrow. Procrastination in matters of godliness can be fatal, as the parable of the rich fool teaches.