Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it — don’t give up, buck up
Jan14

Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it — don’t give up, buck up

When we are asked to do something challenging, especially something whose results depend on factors beyond our control,…

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What we achieve depends on not just how we strive but also on what we believe
Dec18

What we achieve depends on not just how we strive but also on what we believe

A tree that is stiff breaks when battered by strong storms, but a flexible tree survives. What applies to trees also applies…

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On some days, in some ways, we all can make a difference – provided we try
Oct04

On some days, in some ways, we all can make a difference – provided we try

During our lives, we sometimes wonder, “Whatever I do, does it count? Does even my existence count?” Especially when…

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Just because we can do the impossible doesn’t mean we can do everything
Jul10

Just because we can do the impossible doesn’t mean we can do everything

Impossible is a word in a fool’s dictionary – what is the spiritual perspective on this saying?  To understand, let’s…

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Thinking about worldly things is not attachment, being unable to stop thinking of them is
Jan24

Thinking about worldly things is not attachment, being unable to stop thinking of them is

Attachment is a state of mental bondage wherein our thoughts compulsively gravitate towards the object of our attachment. …

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Focus not on the wrongdoer; focus on the ultimate doer
Nov15

Focus not on the wrongdoer; focus on the ultimate doer

When somebody treats us unfairly and hurtfully, we naturally feel angry, even vengeful. But such an attitude traps us in…

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