Matthew 5:27-28 … on lust & LOVE (11/30/13)

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way: When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit*” ~ Matthew 1:18 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery.’ And yet I say to […]

Maxim #32: shining forth

Conventional wisdom tells us that “When we are in Rome, we should do as the Romans do”, and yet the Soul reminds us to let our True Self shine forth no matter where we are — or with whom …  

Maxim #33: getting Going

Conventional wisdom tells us that “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”, and yet the Soul reminds us as well that, when the tough get really going, their Love shines especially bright …  

Matthew 19:21 … the real “Black Friday” (11/29/13)

“If you wish to be perfect, then go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and then you will have treasure in Heaven” ~ Jesus Christ (Matthew 19:21) This particular Bible verse is quite appropriate for Black Friday, and yet not for the reason most of you might assume. You see, the most ancient […]

Maxim #34: making a real Fortune

Conventional wisdom tells us that “Fortune favors the bold”, and yet the Soul reminds us as well that Kindness is the only bravery that counts …  

a truly Happy Thanksgiving … 11/28/13

Well, Thanksgiving has arrived and your preparations have already been made … and many of you have almost certainly chosen to eat turkeys today, or at the very least sit at a table where others are doing so … and t that I say:  Fair enough.  I will continue to LOVE each of you and […]

Maxim #35: Alive in Glass Houses

Conventional wisdom tells us that “People who live in glass houses should not throw stones”, and yet in addition to this Truth, the Soul reminds us that we are all born into glass houses … and that – at least until our respective deaths — in glass houses we will all remain …  

giving Thanks — & giving Purpose … 11/27/13

I am a turkey … You may think I’m simply a stupid and worthless bird; some “thing” simply here to kill and season and roast and eat. And yet that is NOT who I am. I have a Purpose on this Earth just like you. I have fears and feelings and a will to Live. […]

Peace begins on your plate … 11/26/13

In natural conditions, baby turkeys stay with their mothers for up to five months, but turkeys on commercial farms never experience the safety or warmth of the nurturing presence they instinctively long for. Instead, they endure confinement, crowding, disease, neglect, abuse, and a short life of intense suffering that ends in a death that can […]

Maxim #36: All one Family

Conventional wisdom tells us that “Birds of a feather flock together”, and yet the Soul reminds us that — regardless of our particular species, our particular race, or our particular gender — sentience is always our common coat; and Love always our common spirit …  

Being the Change … 11/25/13

It really is pretty simple, this whole “Being the Change we want to See” thing …