Overlords are meant not to lord it over others, but to lead others over to the Lord
Jan25

Overlords are meant not to lord it over others, but to lead others over to the Lord

Whenever we get any leadership position, we gain the power to control others. And our ego may impel us to misuse that power…

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If we gauge how good we are solely by how good we feel about ourselves, we rob ourselves of our goodness
Jan24

If we gauge how good we are solely by how good we feel about ourselves, we rob ourselves of our goodness

We all want to feel good about ourselves. And wanting to feel good is in itself not a bad thing. It becomes bad when it interferes…

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The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we act thoughtlessly
Jan22

The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we act thoughtlessly

Whenever we do something regrettable, we wonder, “Why did I act so thoughtlessly?” First, we are never literally thoughtless,…

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The mind makes the uncomfortable seem unbearable and then makes us do the unconscionable
Jan18

The mind makes the uncomfortable seem unbearable and then makes us do the unconscionable

Suppose someone lives in a place with uncomfortably hot weather. If they accept their situation, they will gradually get…

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Manifesting our individuality should fill our heart, not empty our pocket
Jan15

Manifesting our individuality should fill our heart, not empty our pocket

“Be yourself.” This is an oft-repeated mantra nowadays. While the call to be true to oneself is enriching, the path to self-expression,…

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Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it
Jan14

Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it

When we are asked to do something challenging, especially something whose results depend on factors beyond our control,…

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