“Gam zeh yaavor”—this too shall pass, whether “this” is a sorrowful or a joyful feeling or situation. This phrase can apply in a myriad of ways if we let it.
The creativity that named us partners with God to protect creation has been essential in our efforts to reclaim and restore what our previous arrogance wrought.
While we may say we want to live “forever,” we simply don’t emotionally or intellectually understand the size of ideas like “infinity” or “eternity.”
As a scientist, it takes years of training and failing, and occasionally succeeding, to become comfortable with knowing that some day you might be proven wrong. How different that looks through the lens of faith!
How do we navigate between reason and optimism as they crash against each other?
How could we be thrilled with one deal in March, and then, when it actually happens in October, be so upset?
If you are a traditional Jew and see a slice of meat that’s likely — but not certain — to be kosher, what do you do?
It is hard to be handed a 508 million year old fossil from the Burgess Shale and not realize that our problems and ideas are fairly small and short-lived.
Can religion — as a source of creative meaning — “inoculate” us against the fears that naturally arise?
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.