There is this noble idea of universal unconditional love, that we should love not only those who love us, but even those who hate us, that we should love everyone without distinction. It's very easy to hate someone, but to love can be extremely challenging, especially when that person is difficult to tolerate. This idea … Continue reading How to Love EVERYONE… (Even Your Enemies)
We grow up in a society that places a great emphasis on ambition and accomplishment. We're told to go out and make something of ourselves, to strive for success, to accomplish something great, to leave behind some legacy. Many people grow up carrying upon them the expectations of their parents, of the society, their whole … Continue reading Spiritual Awakening – Feeling Lost, Aimless, Without a Clear Sense of Direction.
There's this pervasive idea in our culture that everyone has a life purpose, but most of us aren't clear on what it is exactly. We may only feel certain that what we're currently doing isn't it. Or we may not be doing much of anything at all. We may be in that in-between place where … Continue reading What is My Life Purpose?
Do you feel out of place in the world? Do you value spirituality over materialism? Do you have an inclination toward helping others, raising awareness, and restoring harmony with nature? These, and other traits, are considered by some to be signs and symptoms of being a "starseed." But what does that mean, and is there … Continue reading Are You a STARSEED?
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
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)
The world can often be a dark and dispairing place, and we can succumb to that darkness or we can choose to be a light, a beacon of hope, a shining ray of love, illuminating the space around us. Faced with intolerance, corruption, injustice and ill-will, we can choose to live from the heart. Where … Continue reading Be a Light in the Darkness
In regard to the fate of humanity, and the current state of the world, there are two prevailing perspectives. On the one hand, it appears that we are headed toward catastrophe, the end of the world as we know it, or at the very least, the end of humanity. But there are some who believe … Continue reading The Great Awakening of Humanity