Pleasure and pain are both life’s ringtones – don’t keep hearing the tone, start picking up the phone
Jun03

Pleasure and pain are both life’s ringtones – don’t keep hearing the tone, start picking up the phone

Suppose our phone rings. Some phones have a pleasant ringtone, whereas some have a jarring ringtone. More important than…

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Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world
Jun02

Just as our body needs physical nutrition, our soul needs metaphysical orientation – a sense of place and purpose in the world

If we lack physical nutrition, we have no energy to do anything. We become similarly de-energized when we lack metaphysical…

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The human spirit is too big to stay satisfied within any material cage, however grand
Jun01

The human spirit is too big to stay satisfied within any material cage, however grand

Birds naturally long to fly. Even if kept in a most comfortable cage, they still look for ways to escape into the sky and fly…

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Life may be full of problems, but we don’t have to be one of them
May31

Life may be full of problems, but we don’t have to be one of them

We all face problems. And that’s just unavoidable because life is tough. When multiple problems attack us, we may feel…

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Don’t be annoyed that people are so bad, be amazed that they aren’t worse
May30

Don’t be annoyed that people are so bad, be amazed that they aren’t worse

People can annoy us in innumerable ways – they can be incompetent, insensitive, forgetful, lazy, dumb. If we let ourselves…

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