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What does the Bible Say about Masturbation? Is Masturbation a Sin?

This month three Spiritual Conundrums have been submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life on the subject of masturbation. First, from “Hmmm”: A question has been bugging me a lot lately, what is your opinion on masturbation and pornography, if that’s

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

Facebook vs. Reality

For a video reading of this article on YouTube, click here. The Happiness Research Institute recently published a study called “The Facebook Experiment.” Its question? “Does social media affect the quality of our lives?” For the study, they signed up

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Posted in Current Events, Popular Culture

If We Don’t Have Children while Alive, Will We Be Able to Have Children in the Afterlife?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Giselle: If we don’t have children while alive, will we be able to have children in the afterlife? Thanks for the good question, Giselle!

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships, The Afterlife

Can you Fall in Love in Heaven if you Haven’t Found Someone on Earth?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Amy: Lee, do you think we will be able to fall in love in heaven? Let’s say I have never been in love or

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Pixar’s Movie “Inside Out”: Spiritual Takeouts

No, I don’t mean “outtakes.” Those are scenes that never made into the movie. I’m going to serve up some tasty spiritual takeouts from the movie: scenes and themes to take with you into your day. But first, if you

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Posted in Popular Culture, Spiritual Growth

The Spiritual Anatomy of Physically Abusive Men

Yet another woman has been murdered by a physically abusive man—this time in Cheyenne, Wyoming. On April 12, 2015, Janessa Spencer was at home with her boyfriend, Samual Cook, when they heard a loud banging on the door. As Spencer

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Posted in Current Events, Pain and Suffering

What if My Partner and I Have Different Religious Beliefs? Can Interfaith Marriage Work?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by an anonymous reader: Hi Lee, I love reading all of your articles, they’re incredibly easy to relate to. I personally am not religious but I do believe

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

What does Emanuel Swedenborg Say about Homosexuality?

This article is for people who want to know what Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) says on the subject of homosexuality.  If you’re not interested in that, you can safely skip it. For the broader picture, and my reasons for writing these two articles

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

Is Sex Before Marriage Forbidden in the Bible?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Kimberly: Hi Lee! I was wondering if sex before marriage is forbidden in the Bible. . . and if it is, why? I have

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

It’s not fair that God made some people incredibly beautiful, and others just average!

Here’s a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Kimberly: How come some people are blessed with beauty, while others aren’t as beautiful aesthetically? I guess I feel it’s unfair, how God made some

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Posted in Spiritual Growth
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