Want a Good Life?

Make Sure You Know Where to Look & How You Might Miss It

There is no shortage of books exhorting the discontented soul with endless clichés to embrace positive thinking. One might be inclined to regard Robin Phillips’s Gratitude in Life’s Trenches: How to Experience the Good Life Even When Everything Is Going Wrong (Ancient Faith Publishing, 2020) as just another one of those books. However, far from a feel-good treatise, Phillips’s book offers a rich synthesis, drawing from biblical principles joined to timeless wisdom from thinkers spanning a wide range of backgrounds, professional domains, and eras.

Phillips brings...

 

graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Fresno, with a BS in molecular biology and a minor in cognitive psychology. As an undergraduate, she conducted research in immunology, microbiology, behavioral and cognitive psychology, scanning tunneling microscopy and genetics - having published research in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, and projects in scanning tunneling microscopy. Having recently completed an M.Ed. from University of Cincinnati and a Certificate in Apologetics with the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, Emily is currently an instructional designer/content developer for Moody Bible Institute and teaches organic chemistry and physics. As a former Darwinian evolutionist, Emily now regards the intelligent design arguments more credible than those proffered by Darwinists for explaining the origin of life.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #63, Winter 2022 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo63/want-a-good-life

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