Don’t let the craving for clarity distract us from working with whatever clarity we have
May17

Don’t let the craving for clarity distract us from working with whatever clarity we have

 Suppose we are driving through a storm. If water, sleet and dust obscure our front, we will keep navigating the car with whatever…

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Even if we can’t control our emotions, we can control the attention we give to our emotions
Apr04

Even if we can’t control our emotions, we can control the attention we give to our emotions

Suppose some hawker comes near our property and starts peddling their wares. If we pay attention to them, they will start…

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Our thoughts have no power on us till we give them our thought
Nov08

Our thoughts have no power on us till we give them our thought

The word ‘thought’ can refer to an idea popping up in our consciousness, as in “I got a thought.” Or it can refer to…

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Act it till you achieve it

When we practice bhakti-yoga, we sometimes feel bored, apathetic, unconnected. We may wonder, “Am I being a hypocrite…

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Not every thought is worth our thought
Jun06

Not every thought is worth our thought

The word “thought” can mean two different things: an idea that has appeared in our consciousness (“I got a thought”)…

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Doing what we don’t feel like doing is not necessarily being superficial
May27

Doing what we don’t feel like doing is not necessarily being superficial

Some people say, “Why should I practice bhakti when I don’t feel like doing it? I don’t want to be superficial. I won’t…

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