Even if our worldview stays out of view, it shapes our every view
Mar02

Even if our worldview stays out of view, it shapes our every view

Suppose a beautiful bird is seen in the sky. A nature lover would reach for a camera to shoot its photo, whereas a hunter would…

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To have fixity in purpose, we need flexibility in pace
Feb28

To have fixity in purpose, we need flexibility in pace

Suppose we are driving to a distant place for some important work. If the road is clear, we will drive at the highest legal …

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Without going deeply into one tradition, we can’t deeply appreciate any tradition
Feb13

Without going deeply into one tradition, we can’t deeply appreciate any tradition

When we start exploring life’s spiritual side, we may hesitate to commit ourselves to any particular spiritual path: “Won’t…

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What the moonlight of reason shows dimly, the sunlight of revelation shows clearly
Feb06

What the moonlight of reason shows dimly, the sunlight of revelation shows clearly

Some people think, “Reason and revelation are contradictory. If I accept revelation, I will be giving up my rationality…

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Sensual hope deludes, spiritual hope delivers
Feb05

Sensual hope deludes, spiritual hope delivers

We all need hope. Without hope, life becomes unbearable, even unlivable. But we need to choose carefully where we pin our…

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Keep the mind on one track, don’t keep a one track mind
Feb04

Keep the mind on one track, don’t keep a one track mind

To keep the mind on one track means to keep our attention focused on one overarching life-purpose, whatever distractions…

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