Category: 6 Gems

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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THE EGO

We tuck a lot of prideful behaviors behind our ego, including all our defensive strategies—submission, aggression and withdrawal—and their cover-up masks which are intended to hide them—power masks, love masks and serenity masks…These are all tricks of the ego designed to keep us small. No joke, that’s what the ego is going for… Per the ego, we must stay very…

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