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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Learn to wonder and ponder, not wander and pander
Sep08

Learn to wonder and ponder, not wander and pander

Babies tend to wander and pander. They wander wherever they can without considering where they are going and why. They typically…

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Even if we can’t close the door to temptation permanently, we can close it presently
Jun22

Even if we can’t close the door to temptation permanently, we can close it presently

Suppose we live in a thief-infested locality. We will want a strong, permanent lock for our home door. But if somehow we can’t…

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