The point is: life comes with some sacrifice and some suffering, and we cannot escape the hardship. Happily enough, enduring the suffering and gamely making the sacrifices adds to the meaning with which we live our lives. It may not add to present moment happiness, but it gives us something more important, something more lasting: a reason to live.
Much has been said and discussed about the Mayan prophecy for 12-21-12, and mostly I notice jokes about “another apocalypse” or some sort of doomsday prediction. The Mayans, however, were sending […]
On Friday December 21st a beautiful global movement of unity in song is occurring. See more information and a video of the song here: http://www.oneearth-onevoice.org/ Join in if you feel […]
In his groundbreaking book The Isaiah Effect, Gregg Braden discusses what gives prayer true power. Prayer has two components, he says, emotion and thought. When you combine these two, the […]
My recent blog post, Praying to find Harmony, discusses various thoughts on how prayer may be most effective – specifically, having a consistent practice of prayer and doing things that […]
What is prayer? When life brings you to your knees, you know it is time to pray. When life challenges you to the point that you feel overwhelmed, and you […]