We can’t always go outside, but we can always go inside
Mar20

We can’t always go outside, but we can always go inside

The outer world is subject to uncontrollable change that can limit our physical freedom. If we can’t go outside, we might…

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If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely
Mar02

If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely

Suppose we want to develop a good habit centered on doing something creative or constructive such as meditate, study wisdom-texts,…

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See God’s love in the resources he provides for our spiritual evolution, not the resources he provides for our material gratification
Feb07

See God’s love in the resources he provides for our spiritual evolution, not the resources he provides for our material gratification

Some people ask, “If God loves us, why does he interfere with our enjoyment?”  God doesn’t interfere with our enjoyment;…

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The mind often recasts antipathy as inability – what it doesn’t want to do, it presents as if it can’t do
Nov21

The mind often recasts antipathy as inability – what it doesn’t want to do, it presents as if it can’t do

Suppose a child doesn’t want to study a particular subject, say, math. He may protest to his mother, “I can’t do this.”…

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We have to risk going too far to know how far we can go
Oct29

We have to risk going too far to know how far we can go

Suppose we are seeking something that requires effort and involves risk. When we start stretching ourselves, others may…

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To savor what is most sweet, we often need to shed the most sweat
Oct27

To savor what is most sweet, we often need to shed the most sweat

If we want to eat food, we need to earn it. If we want to eat sweet food, we need to pay more, that is, shed more sweat to earn that…

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