We don’t know the future, but neither does our mind – its fears don’t forecast the future
Mar01

We don’t know the future, but neither does our mind – its fears don’t forecast the future

Our mind often fills us with fears about the future: “What if this goes wrong? What if that goes wrong?” Indeed, “What…

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Don’t pack what is back – the past – in your backpack
Jan12

Don’t pack what is back – the past – in your backpack

Suppose we are going trekking with just a backpack. We will carefully decide what all to pack in it. If we fill it with novels…

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We feel stressed not so much because we are over-worked as because we are over-worried
Dec17

We feel stressed not so much because we are over-worked as because we are over-worried

Stress is rampant in today’s society. Why? One common explanation is over-work. But is over-work the only cause? At least…

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Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed
Nov28

Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed

Suppose we see someone pressing the brake of their car and also trying to drive the car ahead. We will consider their actions…

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The thought that we can never give up temptation is also a temptation
Nov14

The thought that we can never give up temptation is also a temptation

Suppose an invading army infiltrates a defending army with a spy. And that spy disheartens the defending soldiers, telling…

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Don’t mess every new day with yesterday
Sep26

Don’t mess every new day with yesterday

Suppose we are driving through an intersection. If at a previous intersection, someone had suddenly cut across us. Their…

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