Be not self-seeking, be seekers of the self
Aug31

Be not self-seeking, be seekers of the self

Self-seeking people care for their own pleasures, without caring for anyone else. Such people can’t be seekers of the…

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The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence
Aug22

The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence

Life is tough. The difficulties that befall us can be morale-sapping. One thing that inspires us to persevere is stories…

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When the part offers its whole to the Whole, the Whole makes the part whole
Aug14

When the part offers its whole to the Whole, the Whole makes the part whole

We often feel a sense of incompleteness, a feeling that something is missing in our lives. Usually, we try to overcome this…

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To understand one thing, we sometimes need to revise how we understand everything
Aug06

To understand one thing, we sometimes need to revise how we understand everything

Suppose we are struggling to solve a mathematical sum, but are getting nowhere. The problem is that we have blundered in …

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Everyone has values, but not everyone’s values reflect real value
Jul26

Everyone has values, but not everyone’s values reflect real value

Many people lament the lack of values in today’s world: “So many corrupt people sacrifice higher principles for petty…

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The capacity to trade the present for the future is the defining human characteristic
Jul22

The capacity to trade the present for the future is the defining human characteristic

All living beings live at the fleeting junction of the past and the future. That junction is the present, which is there at…

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