Our happiness depends not as much on our standard of living as on our standard of longing
Nov25

Our happiness depends not as much on our standard of living as on our standard of longing

We usually seek to improve our standard of living. If we have a high standard of living, we will have the trappings of success;…

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To not consider our capacity is to cripple our capacity
Sep12

To not consider our capacity is to cripple our capacity

Suppose a child, on seeing an adult lift a heavy weight, tries to lift a similar weight. That child will end up injured, unable…

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To change your life, change the narrative of your life
Jun19

To change your life, change the narrative of your life

Suppose three people are carrying bricks. When asked what they are doing, the first replies sullenly, “Can’t you see?…

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What we don’t have is not the problem – what we don’t see is
May21

What we don’t have is not the problem – what we don’t see is

We frequently crave for the many things we don’t have, things often aggressively glamorized by today’s corporate …

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If we don’t make time for time-saving activities, we stay hard-pressed for time
Feb15

If we don’t make time for time-saving activities, we stay hard-pressed for time

We frequently feel pressured because we have too many things to do and too little time to do them in. And our devotional engagements…

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Thinking is not just a matter of thinking
Nov08

Thinking is not just a matter of thinking

Self-help literature often exhorts people to avoid pessimism and to think positive. Such exhortations, even when well-intentioned,…

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