Suffering is a Valuable Teacher in Life

Suffering seems inevitable in life. But instead of trying to avoid it, can we find the willingness to accept it, and instead to discover what lessons it may have to teach us? Suffering can be a valuable teacher in life. And when I say that, it's not to suggest that we should try to create … Continue reading Suffering is a Valuable Teacher in Life

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4 Tips for Surviving Valentine’s Day Alone

So Valentine's day is coming up, or maybe you're reading this on Valentine's day, and if you are, I'm gonna assume it's because you're single and alone. I know that a lot of single people feel lonely and depressed on Valentine's Day, but it really doesn't have to be that way. Now, I've spent a … Continue reading 4 Tips for Surviving Valentine’s Day Alone

Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?

Human civilization has existed for some 10,000 years and in all that time we have been killing one another, raping, stealing, exploiting one another, and destroying the natural ecosystem which supports our very existence.  No other species behaves so recklessly.  No other species is so systematically self-destructive. Religions have not solved the problem.  Governments have … Continue reading Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?