The way to mend the bad world is to create the right world.
“Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me” are the opening words to a famous song. But what do the words really mean? How can being filled with peace inside one’s self lead to peace on earth? The brilliant philosopher Teilhard de Chardin refers to the “unimpeachable wholeness of the universe.” […]
Everyone should keep in reserve an alternate plan for livelihood
Just when we might think we have settled into a comfortable niche and everything seems to be going smoothly, we may find our lives turned completely upside down! We might be facing dramatic changes that require we “sing a new song.” In some instances, our comfortable routine of daily living may be interrupted to the […]
Happy relationships depend not on finding the right person but on being the right person
In the fairy tale The Sleeping Beauty, the heroine is saved from her seeming endless sleep by a kiss from the handsome prince, who whisks her away to his palace where they live happily ever after. This same idea is portrayed in Snow White and in countless other stories. Even in the 90s, many films […]