When a Father Wound Defines You

By scottsauls | January 28, 2021

I have said it before and I will say it again. I am comforted—deeply so—by the fact that God put so many misfits and insecure people in the Bible and then accomplished beautiful things through their lives. The ancient Jewish patriarch, Jacob, is one of these people. Jacob was haunted by insecurity and self-doubt, which […]

We Have A New President — A Christian Response

By scottsauls | January 21, 2021

Perhaps you’re thrilled about the country’s future under our new President, Joe Biden. Perhaps you’re dreading it and feel we have come to the end of the world. Most likely, you’re feeling somewhere in the middle, but whoever you are, there are political leaders with whom you disagree strongly. Maybe it’s our new President, or […]

Rehab for the Fault-Finding Addicts We’ve Become

By scottsauls | January 14, 2021

There is a lot of faultfinding in the world these days. The problem with the world, it seems, is other people. Many have given up loving one another for the sake of “othering” one another instead. It starts in our hearts. We have our list of concerns, the echo chambers we are part of, and […]

The Potential Perils of Self(ie)-Esteem

By scottsauls | January 7, 2021

The hunt for self-esteem is everywhere. Advice on how to achieve it can be found in parenting articles, business coaching, and the self-help section of every bookstore. According to the Harvard Business Review: Self-esteem is . . . considered the bedrock of individual success. You can’t possibly get ahead in life, the logic goes, unless you believe […]