Jason B. Ladd

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Religious Intolerance and the Temple of Doom

“What a vivid imagination.” Harrison Ford delivers one of my favorite lines to Mola Ram in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. This line has been running through my head a lot lately, and it’s always triggered by the same event: the Military Religious Freedom Foundation’s characterization of evangelical Christians. The latest surge of […]

How Long Can You Live Without Water?

How long can you live without water? I asked this question several years ago while caught up in a moment of fitness zeal. During one of my cyclical attempts to adopt a new food lifestyle to compliment a new workout routine, I read a book called Your Body’s Many Cries For Water by Dr. F. […]

The 1 Big Lie That’s Stressing You Out

There is one big lie that’s stressing you out, and you probably started believing it early on. When I was in grade school, I couldn’t wait to learn cursive. There was something about the rapid scrawl of adult penmanship that blew my mind. I would sometimes scribble like a seismograph pretending I had already mastered […]

How a Soundtrack Can Help You Discover Truth

Writers often use soundtracks for inspiration. Step number two of best-selling author Michael Hyatt’s article “7 Steps to Getting Unstuck and Becoming More Productive” is to put on some inspiring music. I have a playlist loaded with soundtracks which create different moods for writing. Soundtracks like Hanz Zimmer’s Inception have massive themes creating a sense […]