Like all fields of knowledge, psychology is bursting with new findings on several frontiers. One of those is neuroscience (understanding how the brain and its chemistry works). One recent finding has to do with emotions. Emotions are a cluster of chemical reactions taking place in
The Psalms cover many different emotions and settings. Lament Psalms are the most common, followed by liturgical Psalms written for public worship. The third most common are Psalms of thanksgiving, be they Psalms of personal thanksgiving, corporate thanksgiving, or hymns designed to be sung together.
Our post-Christian era, values the freedom to choose. My choices reflect my identity, and allow me to set a course towards feeling good, growing my self-esteem, and flourishing, so it is believed. Much of the debate over this plays out in sexuality. But what about