The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves
Jan20

The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves

Suppose we see a friend getting rattled when facing problems. We may tell them, “Get a hold on yourself.”  This common…

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Stronger than what faces us is what graces us
Jul14

Stronger than what faces us is what graces us

Life sometimes hurls at us overwhelming obstacles that we feel utterly unequipped to deal with. If we have a materialistic…

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There is more to us than what faces us
Jun25

There is more to us than what faces us

Suppose an unarmed civilian is facing an armed aggressor. The odds may seem hopeless. But if they discover that they have…

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Even if we have a million reasons to be resentful, still resentment remains utterly unhelpful and can be horribly harmful
Jun08

Even if we have a million reasons to be resentful, still resentment remains utterly unhelpful and can be horribly harmful

Life is tough. People let us down. Things go downhill for no apparent reason. We ourselves make a mess of things, often against…

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Pleasure and pain are both life’s ringtones – don’t keep hearing the tone, start picking up the phone
Jun03

Pleasure and pain are both life’s ringtones – don’t keep hearing the tone, start picking up the phone

Suppose our phone rings. Some ringtones are soothing; some, jarring. However, how the ringtone sounds is not as important…

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Life may be full of problems, but we don’t have to be one of them
May31

Life may be full of problems, but we don’t have to be one of them

Life is tough. We all face problems. When multiple problems attack us, we may feel overwhelmed, resentful, hopeless. These…

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