Power needs to be kept out of the hands of those who worship power
Feb16

Power needs to be kept out of the hands of those who worship power

To do anything at all, we need power, be it physical, electrical, political or whatever else. On seeing how much can be done…

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When we are praying, know that God is hearing us better than we are speaking
Feb15

When we are praying, know that God is hearing us better than we are speaking

Suppose we are speaking with someone and we sense that they aren’t really hearing us, that they aren’t offering us either…

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When we say no to God, it’s mostly because we don’t know God
Feb14

When we say no to God, it’s mostly because we don’t know God

Contemporary society has largely said no to God — not so much by denying his existence as by relegating him to irrelevance.…

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If we are defeated by temptation, it doesn’t mean we can’t win — it just means we can’t win alone
Feb13

If we are defeated by temptation, it doesn’t mean we can’t win — it just means we can’t win alone

Suppose we resolve to reject a temptation, but fail, and fail repeatedly. We may become disheartened thinking, “I can…

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To perceive God, we don’t need any instrument; we only need to become his instrument
Feb12

To perceive God, we don’t need any instrument; we only need to become his instrument

On seeing impressive scientific instruments, we may wonder, “Can science develop an instrument sophisticated enough…

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Evil has no independent power, yet it is incredibly powerful
Feb11

Evil has no independent power, yet it is incredibly powerful

When people do horrible things, we may wonder, “Where does such evil come from? Are some people innately evil? Or are they…

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