Steve Norman has written a very fine post on some of the benefits of seminary. Working with Harding School of Theology, I obviously believe there are great benefits that one can receive at a seminary. See 4 Surprising Benefits of Seminary.
For your brain
These two articles deal with the kind of food that might enhance the brain. See 7 Back to School Breakfasts that Boost Brain Power and Researchers Find 8 Superfoods That Drastically Boost Your Brainpower At Work.
Bill George, a Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School has written a good article entitled Self Awareness: Key to Sustainable Leadership (Huffington Post).
Being with people in grief and loss
Maria Popova has written a great piece in Brain Pickings. See Barbara Walters on How to Be There for the Newly Bereaved and Brokenhearted. (Maria Popova often writes thoughtful and useful posts that are helpful and interesting.)
Terry Rush has written a post entitled Anti-Religion is a Religion. Worth reading.
Public speaking and preachers
Don’t miss this fine post. Volume and the Public Speaker: Be Heard and Be Effective. This post contains important reminders to anyone who does public speaking.
Marriage and the dangerous question
See this post by one of my favorite writers, Gary Thomas — The Question That Can Destroy Your Marriage.