God focuses not on what wrongs we have committed, but on where our heart is committed
Jan16

God focuses not on what wrongs we have committed, but on where our heart is committed

Suppose we strive to practice bhakti and live purely, but fail — and fail repeatedly. We may feel disheartened: “When…

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Just because we have drunk a sip of poison doesn’t mean we have to drink the whole cup
Jan14

Just because we have drunk a sip of poison doesn’t mean we have to drink the whole cup

Suppose we accidentally take a drink that is poisonous. As soon as we realize what we are doing, we will immediately stop …

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Even if we can’t succeed in Krishna consciousness, we can fail in Krishna consciousness – not fail out of Krishna consciousness
Nov07

Even if we can’t succeed in Krishna consciousness, we can fail in Krishna consciousness – not fail out of Krishna consciousness

When we practice bhakti and strive to become Krishna conscious, we are expected to follow some standards. If we fail to follow…

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We may be battered, but we don’t have to be shattered
Dec10

We may be battered, but we don’t have to be shattered

Suppose in a boxing match one boxer is attacked and battered by an opponent. But if the battered boxer just keeps fighting,…

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Be not distracted or disheartened – be devoted
Aug12

Be not distracted or disheartened – be devoted

Suppose a football player is approaching the opposite side’s goal. But someone suddenly distracts the player towards…

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Even if our attachments hold on to us, we can still hold on to Krishna
Apr23

Even if our attachments hold on to us, we can still hold on to Krishna

Suppose a person has fallen in a well and is held there by someone malevolent. When some benevolent person throws a rope down…

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