Sex is a bodily function – letting it become a mental obsession is illusion
Apr20

Sex is a bodily function – letting it become a mental obsession is illusion

Some people ask, “Sex is a natural bodily function. Why is spiritual life against sex?” Spiritual life is not against…

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See anger as a sign of weakness, not strength
Jan31

See anger as a sign of weakness, not strength

When we get angry, we often speak and act in regrettable ways. Still, we falter and fail in our attempts to resist anger. How…

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Eventual defeat doesn’t justify immediate defeat
Jul31

Eventual defeat doesn’t justify immediate defeat

When we strive to live a principle-centered life by resisting temptations, we may find some temptation irresistible and…

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Don’t expect illusion to get out — you get out
May31

Don’t expect illusion to get out — you get out

“Get out” we may tell someone who has hurt us terribly. In the past, kings would exile offenders from their kingdom, …

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We don’t have to defeat our lower desires – we can just let them lose
Dec13

We don’t have to defeat our lower desires – we can just let them lose

Tennis players don’t have to hit winners in each point; if they can just keep the ball in play, their opponent may tire and…

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Victory comes not just by courageously fighting our battles but also by cautiously choosing our battles

Often a machismo-filled notion of a hero is someone who fearlessly charges into some battle and single-handedly against…

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