The mind overpowers us by making us believe that we are powerless
Nov06

The mind overpowers us by making us believe that we are powerless

Suppose a person about to confront an opponent is told that their opponent was so powerful that fighting is fruitless. If…

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The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence
Aug22

The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence

Life is tough. The difficulties that befall us can be morale-sapping. One thing that inspires us to persevere is stories…

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When the part offers its whole to the Whole, the Whole makes the part whole
Aug14

When the part offers its whole to the Whole, the Whole makes the part whole

We often feel a sense of incompleteness, a feeling that something is missing in our lives. Usually, we try to overcome this…

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Even if your better choices don’t create a better world, they will create a better you
Jul27

Even if your better choices don’t create a better world, they will create a better you

The daily news of destruction, deceit and death can dishearten us: “In this big bad world, I am so tiny; I can’t make any…

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Find your own story or you will become a bit player in someone else’s story
Jul16

Find your own story or you will become a bit player in someone else’s story

Suppose we have a significant part in a story being enacted in a mega-theater where multiple plays are going on. But suppose…

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To put ourselves together, put aside the things that pull us apart
May22

To put ourselves together, put aside the things that pull us apart

Suppose we are driving and come across an intersection with many roads ahead. We need to choose the road that takes us to our…

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