Category Archives: Honesty

Beyond Bias

Oath of Jurors: It is your duty to base your verdict solely upon the evidence, without prejudice or sympathy. I was recently called for jury duty and learned a thing or two about the jurors’ oath.  Rendering a verdict solely upon the evidence, without prejudice or sympathy, ain’t that easy.  I found I was a guy filled with his own peculiar brand of bias cleverly disguised … Continue reading Beyond Bias »

Confession is Good for the Soul (by Eileen)

The concepts of sin and confession have gone out of fashion.  The images of a judgmental and retributive God that they conjure have been replaced with an emphasis on love and understanding in many faith circles.  I’m definitely not a fan of going back to a place in our culture that was condemnatory, but can we really access the full joy of grace without confession? … Continue reading Confession is Good for the Soul (by Eileen) »