Seeking to understand our nature won’t box us in, it will reveal the box we are already in
Nov28

Seeking to understand our nature won’t box us in, it will reveal the box we are already in

Some people resist any system of categorization of human nature. They feel, “This will box me in.” While their concern is…

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To be responsible means to stop blaming the outer trigger for the inner trouble
Nov27

To be responsible means to stop blaming the outer trigger for the inner trouble

Suppose we feel tempted by someone who wears revealing clothes. Or we feel irritated by someone who behaves in an annoying…

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Ask not why bad things happen to good people, ask what good people do when bad things happen to them
Nov24

Ask not why bad things happen to good people, ask what good people do when bad things happen to them

One of the oldest philosophical questions is, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Gita wisdom answers by introducing…

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For inner change, momentum matters more than movement
Nov18

For inner change, momentum matters more than movement

Suppose we strive to improve ourselves in some area, but fail repeatedly. We may feel disheartened, “There are so many things…

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Seek God’s help for doing his will, or you will need his help to get out of the trouble you get into because of not doing his will
Nov03

Seek God’s help for doing his will, or you will need his help to get out of the trouble you get into because of not doing his will

Suppose a mildly sick patient has to take a bitter medicine. If they reject that medicine, their sickness will worsen. When…

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Our future is shaped not so much by how many options we have as by how well we choose among the options we do have
Oct21

Our future is shaped not so much by how many options we have as by how well we choose among the options we do have

We are sometimes constrained by our situations, wherein they leave us with very few options to choose from, be they financial,…

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