Be not just discerning and determined – be devoted
Feb07

Be not just discerning and determined – be devoted

When we decide to do something right or give up something wrong, we need discernment. Why? Because the forces of illusion…

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Change is easier when we focus on starting something positive, not on stopping something negative
Dec24

Change is easier when we focus on starting something positive, not on stopping something negative

We often become discouraged when we resolve to give up something negative but fail. However, we need to be prepared for such…

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Gita 02.61 explained

Link to purport by A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Transcript of Bhakti-Shastri class on this verse by Chaitanya…

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Renunciation is not for deprivation but for connection and satisfaction
Apr15

Renunciation is not for deprivation but for connection and satisfaction

Many people see renunciation negatively, as deprivation of enjoyable things. However, a dramatically different picture…

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Focus on your steps, not your sidesteps
Sep14

Focus on your steps, not your sidesteps

While walking on a road, suppose we keep worrying about all the slippery spots that we will have to sidestep. The resulting…

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Focus not on avoiding entanglement – focus on seeking engagement
Oct16

Focus not on avoiding entanglement – focus on seeking engagement

When a person is traveling on a boat, they need to be aware of the dangers, but they needn’t become paranoid – otherwise,…

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