We are inflammable, not incorrigible – we need caution, not condemnation
Jul04

We are inflammable, not incorrigible – we need caution, not condemnation

Suppose we are unable to resist some sensual temptation despite trying repeatedly. Over time, we may become disheartened,…

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The mind is like a bully who has terrorized us for long – it’s time to stand up
Jul03

The mind is like a bully who has terrorized us for long – it’s time to stand up

Suppose a school has a bully who terrorizes smaller children. Bullies generally prey on the weak and the weak-willed. Whoever…

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Our tongue is like a loaded gun that we always carry within us
Jul02

Our tongue is like a loaded gun that we always carry within us

Suppose we have a powerful, loaded gun. We would be extremely careful that it doesn’t get fired accidentally. Scarily,…

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Contemplation on temptation changes our disposition from zero tolerance to zero resistance
Jul01

Contemplation on temptation changes our disposition from zero tolerance to zero resistance

Suppose a country that is being overrun by illegal immigrants has adopted a zero tolerance approach at immigration. But…

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To best defend our consciousness from the world, first raise it above the world
Jun30

To best defend our consciousness from the world, first raise it above the world

Suppose a city is under attack from powerful plunderers. If that city were at ground level, pushing back the attackers would…

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