Prayer is the Absence of Desire

One of the most common uses of prayer is to make requests. It might be to pray for somebody who is sick, pray for help with some sort of financial or emotional hardship, or pray for some sort of miracle to happen. Whatever the prayer is for, the general request …

Depression: Rethinking the Cause and the Cure

Introduction: the scope of the problem According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), “Major Depressive Disorder” affects 16.1 million American adults in any given year, and the National Institute of Mental Health notes that an additional 3.3 million American adults suffer from “Persistent Depressive Disorder”. Although other …