Understanding Prejudice and Turning the Other Cheek

What’s the explanation for the saying of Jesus, “Come as a little child?” Jesus is referring to having a lack of prejudice—like we’d have with a childlike, but not childish, attitude—which should also be our approach to this whole path. We, as human beings, suffer constantly and greatly from our widespread prejudices of others. Why does this make us suffer?…

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Why Lazy is the Worst Way to Be

We long for eternal life, which we know doesn’t exist in the human body, yet we frantically strive for it while here in our bodies. But if we go the other direction and deny the importance of our physical lives, as some religious people may do, because we sense our souls will live forever, we miss the point of God’s…

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Part 1: The Pain of Injustice, the Truth about Fairness and the Journey to Finding Faith

We may tend to think of pain as one giant bucket of far-less-than-favorable feelings. But in fact, there are many varieties of pain. In this teaching, we’re going to drill down into the particular pain we feel when we experience injustice. When we experience the pain of injustice, there is more going on than feeling wounded and hurt. For this…

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