Heart work is hard work
Oct12

Heart work is hard work

We think of hard work usually in terms of physical labor and occasionally in terms of intellectual work. But we rarely recognize…

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Scriptural regulation is productive, not restrictive
Sep21

Scriptural regulation is productive, not restrictive

Suppose a gold-seeker digs at a place where there’s no gold and is told by a geologist to not dig there. Is such a direction…

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Don’t relax the treatment just because the symptoms have disappeared
Aug14

Don’t relax the treatment just because the symptoms have disappeared

When germs of a deadly disease such as tuberculosis infect us and give rise to manifest symptoms of sickness, we take treatment…

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Leave temptation – and don’t leave a forwarding address
Sep04

Leave temptation – and don’t leave a forwarding address

When troublesome stalkers harass people repeatedly, they may decide to flee. For this strategy to succeed, they need to…

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Freedom resides not in the right to experience whatever we like, but in the liking for the right experience
Jun19

Freedom resides not in the right to experience whatever we like, but in the liking for the right experience

“Won’t spiritual discipline take away my freedom by forbidding the things I like?” This apprehension often...

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Let’s guard our consciousness the way we guard our homes

We guard our homes against trespassers, often warding them off with the notice, “Trespassers will be prosecuted.”…

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