What provides fulfillment and what doesn’t
Sep12

What provides fulfillment and what doesn’t

When we seek to do something worthwhile, we often compare what we are able to do with what others are doing. And if others are…

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How does humility differ from low self-esteem?
Sep04

How does humility differ from low self-esteem?

Humility differs from low self-esteem because the two lead us to value different, even opposite, things.  When we suffer…

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Disliking ourselves is not humility
Aug31

Disliking ourselves is not humility

Every culture glamorizes certain models of beauty, wealth, ability. Many people compare themselves negatively with …

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Why do good people do bad things
Aug24

Why do good people do bad things

When people do bad things, especially if they are normally good people, then their bad actions can shock us. If we had trusted…

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How to deal with our inability to resist temptation
Jul22

How to deal with our inability to resist temptation

Suppose a person is so sick as to not have the strength to lift even small objects. We won’t condemn them for being weak;...

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Is death the destroyer of meaning?
Jul19

Is death the destroyer of meaning?

We often dread death because we feel that it destroys everything that gives meaning to our life. When we see death as the destroyer…

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