Maxim #185: discarding desire

Conventional wisdom tells us that “She who does not ask for little does not deserve much”, and yet the Soul knows that to wish for more is to discard all that has already been given …  

01 Feeding the hungry …

Jesus: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’ Then the […]

Becoming the Change … (06/30/13)

“The world stands at a turning point. We simply cannot go on as if our old ways can continue to sustain us. If we are to have a future, then we can no longer be dependent on products that result from exploitation, suffering and environmental devastation.” ~ inspired by Angel Flinn We all know that […]

02 Love everybody …

Jesus: “If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did […]

Maxim #186: returning to Here

Conventional wisdom tells us that “It is better to ask the way two times than to lose your way once”, and yet the Soul knows that asking the way to somewhere else is to immediately lose the path that leads to where you already Are …  

Putting out the Fires … (06/29/13)

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” ~ Elie Wiesel Just as the time to put out a forest fire is BEFORE it starts, the time time to overthrow your tyrant is BEFORE he turns his chair into a […]

03 Be merciful …

Jesus: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” (Luke 6:36) Paul: “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people” (Romans 1:18) Jesus: …

Maxim #187: Faith in The Way

Conventional wisdom tells us that “The believer is happy; the doubter is wise”, and yet the Soul knows that to believe anything with certainty is to castrate one’s Faith therein, and that to doubt The Way of Love — no matter how dark & foreboding it appears — is to stray from all Truth & […]

A Time for Rebellion … (06/28/13)

“There are known unknowns – that is to say, we know there are some things we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns, the ones we don’t know we don’t know.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld It is true that there are a few things that are probably unknowable; things that it is better for us […]

04 Just be Kind …

Jesus: “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in Heaven, for He causes his sun to rise on both the evil & the good, and sends rain to both the righteous & the unrighteous. If you love only those who love you, what […]

Maxim #188: facing whatever arrives

Conventional wisdom tells us that “The soft answer turns away wrath”, and yet the Soul knows that to turn away from the wrathful (and all others otherwise “undeserving”) is to abandon our greatest Blessing …