We may be wired to explode, but we can change our wiring
Jun27

We may be wired to explode, but we can change our wiring

Short-tempered people are sometimes said to be “wired to explode.” This expression draws metaphorically from technology…

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What is craved within gets carved within
Jun26

What is craved within gets carved within

We sometimes feel cravings for things that we would normally never indulge in real life. Yet we entertain those cravings…

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Be single-minded, not single-geared
Jun25

Be single-minded, not single-geared

Suppose we decide to drive by a particular path to a particular destination. If that path is blocked, we will flexibly choose…

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What the uninformed see as restriction, the informed see as protection
Jun24

What the uninformed see as restriction, the informed see as protection

A child playing in a courtyard sees the fence as a restriction that limits the area for playing. When that child grows to become…

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The test of spirituality is not absence of temptation but persistence amidst temptation
Jun23

The test of spirituality is not absence of temptation but persistence amidst temptation

We sometimes think that in order to practice spiritual life seriously we need to be free from temptations. However, freedom…

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