Buddha Meditating Pity those who refuse to learn from their mistakes. Pity those who close their ears and eyes to the truth. May they one day understand. God is compassionate and patient. He waits for us to learn. And so He continues to send His prophets. God has tailored each prophet’s words to the ears... Continue Reading →
The Prophets I.
Christ in the Wilderness, Ivan Kramskoy, 1872. The prophets are God’s messengers. Many of us cannot hear the voice of our souls nor see God’s signs. So God sends His prophets to remind us of our purpose, to teach us of virtue and vice, and to guide us to the straight path. He sends His... Continue Reading →
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Indigenous Artist (Born 22 Jan 1971, died 25 Jul 2017). God demands that we learn and explore the universe. The sources of suffering are multitude, but nothing should deny the mind from learning and the body from acting while the body still lives. If you lose an arm then you still have... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 59: A Blanket of Belief.
We place a blanket of belief over reality in order to interact with it. This blanket is woven from the strands of our memories and experiences as well as those of our ancestors in the form of instinct.
Gandhi on the Salt March 1930. God’s tests are gifts. They take many forms: success and failure, wealth and poverty, fame and persecution, loyalty and betrayal, birth and death. He tests the mind and the body in this way to strengthen them and prepare them for greater tests to come. The wise see a gift... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 58: The Demand of the Citizen.
Citizens demand one thing of their government - competence.
Life is suffering and life is joy. The mind and the body shall experience both and from this experience learn much. For God created the universe as their classroom, to test them and to teach them. God teaches us the lessons we need to learn. It is up to us to heed His lessons. The... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 57: The Demands of the Mind.
The mind demands more of itself than being a recipient of others' creations.