Tag Archives: sacrifice

Conscious Suffering is Good

Have you ever noticed that spiritual individuals embrace the same kind of suffering all the rest of us are trying to escape? We all suffer when a loved one dies, or we get ill, or hungry, or run out of … Continue reading

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Stan’s suitcase

Stan had just finished packing his large suitcase. He was anxious to make a new beginning and find a better place to live. He was seeking true happiness. But as he closed the latches to his overstuffed suitcase, he remembered … Continue reading

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A memorial to God’s unknown soldiers

Memorial Day in the United States honors those who have bravely and unselfishly given their lives to protect the freedoms of those who pursue happiness. This tribute even extends to those soldiers who have remained unidentified—called the Unknown Soldiers. I … Continue reading

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In honor of Veterans of Spiritual Wars

Today is Veterans Day. On this important day, Americans pay particular tribute to those special individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country with their life. I would also like to remind you that God has asked … Continue reading

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What if you had infinite power?

There is a well-known saying that “Power corrupts, but absolute power corrupts absolutely.” So, what would you do if you had infinite power? Would you act wisely? If your answer to this question involves a pledge that you would get … Continue reading

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The “sacred” within sacrifice

It is curious that the word sacrifice hints at some deeper spiritual principle. The word is usually associated with something “given up” or “lost.” However, upon reflection, it can easily be seen that individuals will give something up for something … Continue reading

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Lent, Fasting, And The Hierarchy Of Love

Growing up in a world of different religions has taught me that God tailors religion to the particular psyche and bent of various people. However, I instinctively felt that at the core of each religion there was a similar universal … Continue reading

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