When God doesn’t seem to help us …
Mar03

When God doesn’t seem to help us …

Suppose we pray to God for help amid difficulty but the difficulty remains. Does that mean God doesn’t care?  God does care.…

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What does growing up mean?
Feb01

What does growing up mean?

If someone is whiny, a candid well-wisher may exhort them: “Grow up.” What does it mean? It refers not to physical growth …

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The first application of spiritual knowledge
Jan26

The first application of spiritual knowledge

Suppose a medically well-informed person gets a disease with scary symptoms. If they know that those symptoms are an inevitable…

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When things don’t make sense …
Jan12

When things don’t make sense …

Suppose in a forest, a huge fire suddenly breaks out for no apparent reason. Most people will flee in panic. When trained …

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Are we making things worse than they need to be?
Nov14

Are we making things worse than they need to be?

Suppose we find ourselves in a place with fading light. Naturally, we will open our eyes wider to find our way. If instead …

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Winning, whining, wining — or worshiping?
Sep30

Winning, whining, wining — or worshiping?

Suppose we strive to do something challenging. If we win, our mind becomes jubilant; if we don’t, it often goes into…

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