Someone recently asked the question, “Why do spiritual people seem so lazy?” People who are spiritually inclined are often accused of laziness. They seem to have little ambition in regard to material pursuits. They may be disinterested or unskilled in making money, and might often be struggling financially. They may seem to have little interest … Continue reading Why Do Spiritual People Seem So Lazy?
One of the greatest challenges to belief in God is the problem of suffering. But it's not just atheists who struggle with this challenge. Most everyone is conflicted by the fact that there is so much unnecessary suffering in the world, and it would seem that God, if God exists, is often apathetic. I've approached … Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?
There is no such thing as darkness. That is to say that darkness is not something, but rather the absence of something; something we call light. Darkness is only a term that we use to describe a space in which light is not present, but darkness itself has no substance, no independent reality of it's … Continue reading Hatred is the Absence of Love
I wanna talk today about how to accept an apology. This may seem like a very simple thing, but often we go about it all wrong. What we have to understand is that an apology has two intentions. One is the intention to correct one's behavior. The other is to make amends with the person … Continue reading How to Accept an Apology
Apologizing seems simple enough, but there's more to it than merely saying “I'm sorry.” An apology is not only an expression of regret. It should also come with the sincere intention to correct one's behavior. When we apologize we should understand clearly what we're apologizing for, otherwise our words will be empty of meaning. If … Continue reading How to Apologize
It would seem that in our current age more people are waking up than ever before in the history of mankind. It's hard to know whether there is indeed an increase in awakening, or if it's just become more noticeable, more acceptable to talk about it. But perhaps the very fact that it's become so acceptable … Continue reading Are You Awake? – (Spiritual Awakening)
It's the beginning of a new year and many of us set forth the intention to begin a new chapter in life. There have been times when I've made such intentions, and times when I simply didn't bother, because looking back over my life I observed that I rarely carried them to fruition. We often … Continue reading A New Year – A New Chapter in Life