No one has a right to mistreat you, not even you
Oct15

No one has a right to mistreat you, not even you

Suppose someone repeatedly derided us. We would be incensed: “You have no right to mistreat me like this.” Yet we let ourselves…

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On some days, in some ways, we all can make a difference – provided we try
Oct04

On some days, in some ways, we all can make a difference – provided we try

During our lives, we sometimes wonder, “Whatever I do, does it count? Does even my existence count?” Especially when we …

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Inability to face life’s challenges may diminish us, but unwillingness to face life’s challenges will demolish us
Sep30

Inability to face life’s challenges may diminish us, but unwillingness to face life’s challenges will demolish us

We all face challenges in life. And some challenges are such that we are unequipped or underequipped to face them. At such…

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Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for
Sep17

Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for

Suppose we are stuck with a slow, noisy, messy car in a congested and polluted place. If we can’t change our place or our car,…

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Meditation is not the antithesis of action, it is the basis of action
Sep15

Meditation is not the antithesis of action, it is the basis of action

Some people consider meditation to be a scandalous waste of time. They question dedicated meditators: “How can you waste…

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When we limit our challenges, we can challenge our limits
Sep07

When we limit our challenges, we can challenge our limits

Suppose an army is fighting a multifront war against a formidable enemy. For the army to succeed or even survive, it needs…

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