All posts by Timothy R. Berman

Studied Alcohol/Drug and Chemical Dependency at Edmonds Community College. Working to complete a Bachelor's in Psychology with emphasis on Addiction studies. Developing a Christian based recovery coach program. Publisher of various web content on religion, apologetic, Christian teaching, philosophy, history, recovery, addiction, substance use disorder, and spiritual mindfulness and living.

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In an Era of Online Outrage, Do Sensitivity Readers Result in Better Books, or Censorship? – The New York Times

Spending the day monitoring Facebook, Google+, and Twitter, I've noticed the trending conversation surrounding sensitivity readers. This relates to the writing and publishing of children's books. I happened to come across this publisher's weekly article concerning sensitivity readers. It appears there is a question being raised in the literary community. Are sensitive readers more into censoring a ...

Nature of Substance Use Disorder and Social Responsibility

Within the past year, we have heard stories from social media, news outlets, and ongoing conversations around the rise of the opioid crisis. Reading through the various commentary, there is a noticeable trend of individuals caught up in emotional responses. Yet, as a society, do we fully comprehend the nature of addiction and how individuals ...

How Charles Mudede rants about Trump and Classic Christmas Movies

Charles Mudede published an article at the Stranger on December 7, 2017 entitled: How Trump Turned Christmas Films into Horror Films. His premise appears to be summarized with this statement: Donald Trump has made Christmas movies into horror movies for anyone not born into the comforting illusions of white, small-town America. His main conclusion: But ...

How sacred time will redefine your Christian life!

"A general rule for the good use of time is to accustom oneself to live in a continual dependence on the Spirit of God, receiving from moment to moment whatever it please him to give us, referring to him at once in the doubts which we necessarily run into, turning to him in the weakness ...

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How I’m letting go of happiness

No, I do not want to live a life of misery where there is no hope, there is no faith, and there is no charity. I am not giving up on myself or on my life. Regardless of my age and where I am now at. So, then how is it that I am finally ...

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Why is God on mute?

Scripture doesn't skirt tough issues like suffering, struggling to believe in God's goodness in tough times, and God's silence. Biblical authors often didn't find resolutions to their struggles, but lived in tension, destruction, and bereavement. The Psalmists' doubts, despair, and depression; sorrowful books such as Job, Ecclesiastes, and Lamentations; Habakkuk's complaints; John the Baptist's questions ...

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Four secret ingredients to a satisfying Christian life

Want to know the four secret ingredients to a happy and sustaining authentic Christian life? Sure you do, especially if one is struggling with a crisis of faith, doubt, or moderately curious as to what the Christian life has to offer them. These four secret ingredients are simple and practical. Want to boost your faith ...

How ‘Moral Agency’ is part of the vast right wing conspiracy

This is so true, that of the proprietors of slaves a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God? ...

How responsibility is more tempting than a Cinnabon

They are the nectar of sweetness. Aromatic, inviting, and tempting. Sometimes, they are purchased from an impulsive craving. Those who love cinnamon rolls crave Cinnabons. What does a Cinnabon have to do with responsibility? Simple answer: Everything! It is the craving for the sinfully delectable treat. Somehow, it soothes us with it's sweetness. One derives ...

If You’ve Never Lived In Poverty, Stop Telling Poor People What To Do

This article was published by Hanna Brooks Olsen. It is important to understand that those who have not experienced poverty, ought to consider the feedback and advice they are about to give. She articulates her insights with her own personal experience and journey. Well-meaning people who have never been poor are convinced that they know ...

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