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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If Krishna takes away the things that can take us away from him, don’t go away from him
Jan21

If Krishna takes away the things that can take us away from him, don’t go away from him

We usually approach God when we need something. If we get it by praying to him, we feel our faith vindicated. But suppose the…

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God focuses not on what wrongs we have committed, but on where our heart is committed
Jan16

God focuses not on what wrongs we have committed, but on where our heart is committed

Suppose we strive to practice bhakti and live purely, but fail — and fail repeatedly. We may feel disheartened: “When…

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God loves us as we are, but he loves us too much to let us stay as we are
Jan09

God loves us as we are, but he loves us too much to let us stay as we are

Some people ask, “Why doesn’t God love us as we are? Why does he prescribe so many rules?” To understand God’s…

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We are like birds on a branch — our wings need to grow before the branch breaks
Oct11

We are like birds on a branch — our wings need to grow before the branch breaks

Suppose a bird is perched on a branch. Does it live in constant fear that the branch under it may break? No, because it knows…

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The love that leads us to evil is evil masquerading as love
Sep21

The love that leads us to evil is evil masquerading as love

Suppose in a war, an enemy soldier dresses like a defending soldier and enters into the defending army. If the defenders …

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