Truth leads to wisdom.
The Prophets II.
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 →
Eighty-Eight Diaethria anna Butterfly Landing on a Hand Within God’s Laws lies the straight path. The straight path can be observed, but it cannot be changed nor moulded to fit our desires. God has placed signs in the universe to show us His straight path: a rainbow after a storm, a butterfly landing on a... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 50: On Truth.
Truth never changes. Just our ability to recognise it.
Pity those who reject their purpose. They have lost their dream. They stumble forward in the dark, deaf to the entreaties of their soul. And because they cannot hear their soul, they lack an understanding of truth. Without an understanding of truth, of right and wrong, they are easily swayed by the wishes of others... Continue Reading →
Honour is to act with respect and dignity towards oneself and others. It is to think the truth, speak the truth and act truthfully. It is achieved when thought, word and act are one. The Straight Path: A Religious Guide to Finding and Fulfilling One's Purpose, p. 27.
The Straight Path.
The straight path is God's Truth. It is the path of virtue and righteous action. It has always been and shall always be. It dwells in every grain of sand and on every mountain peak, in every mind, in every body, and in every soul. The straight path is the purpose of the soul. It... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 16: Emotions and Truth
Emotions reveal a higher truth than the intellect.
In the beginning, God took a part of Himself and shaped it into the eternal and divine soul. From the soul, He fashioned the mind; and from the mind, He molded the body. Each is connected to the other and responsible for the other. To the soul, God gave authority over the mind and to... Continue Reading →
Aphorism 5: Children and Truth
Children are born knowing the straight path. They are born knowing truth, justice and love.
Mahatma Gandhi and the Straight Path
I began studying Mahatma Gandhi’s life after seeing the 1982 film 'Gandhi', directed by Richard Attenborough. Gandhi had a keen sense of right and wrong, an understanding of virtue and vice. His determination to improve the lives of his fellow Indians, resist prejudice and oppression, which first began in South Africa under Apartheid and then... Continue Reading →