The essence of karma is universal harmony, not judgmental morality
Mar29

The essence of karma is universal harmony, not judgmental morality

Some people oppose the idea of karma: “It is just one among many differing systems of morality. These systems simply make…

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To help the distressed, address both their distress’ immediate cause and remote cause
Mar26

To help the distressed, address both their distress’ immediate cause and remote cause

Suppose a doctor encounters a patient suffering from alcoholism and condemns that patient, “You are a wretched drinker;…

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Present yourself in the present to the One who is always present
Mar15

Present yourself in the present to the One who is always present

We live in an uncertain world where sudden and severe changes can fill us with fear, even panic. If we get our sense of confidence…

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To feel small can be disempowering, to feel small in God’s presence is empowering
Mar07

To feel small can be disempowering, to feel small in God’s presence is empowering

Suppose we walk on the streets of a giant metropolis, surrounded by huge skyscrapers, thousands of passers-by and hundreds…

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If we are defeated by temptation, it doesn’t mean we can’t win — it just means we can’t win alone
Feb13

If we are defeated by temptation, it doesn’t mean we can’t win — it just means we can’t win alone

Suppose we resolve to reject a temptation, but fail, and fail repeatedly. We may become disheartened thinking, “I can…

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Our individuality is defined not by what we wear, but by what we hold dear
Feb08

Our individuality is defined not by what we wear, but by what we hold dear

We live in an age that urges us to ‘be yourself’. And such a call to affirm our individuality can be good, provided it is…

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