Tag Archives: Romans

Fast Thinking: Thoughts Beyond Cognition

Fasting Minds Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will.[Romans 12:2] The … Continue reading

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Depression & Faith: How to Escape from a Prison of the Mind

Prison of the Mind A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest a kind of … Continue reading

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Lust, Fasting & Self-Control: Weaning the Soul from Desires

Lusts: Insatiable, Fleeting, Unsatisfying There is no satisfying lusts, even by a shower of gold pieces; he who knows that lusts have a short taste and cause pain, he is wise; even in the [supernal] pleasures [of the devas], he … Continue reading

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Media Fasting: Keeping Waves from Flooding Our Mind

Media Fasting For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; indeed, it cannot. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God. [Romans 8:7-8 (ESV)]. The primary … Continue reading

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Fasting, the Media and Our Mind

Fasting, the Media and Our Mind . . . the meanings of penitential fasting is to help us recover an interior life. The effort of moderation in food also extends to other things that are not necessary, and this is a … Continue reading

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Patience: Timepiece of the Soul

Patience: Timepiece of the Soul  Sometimes life forces us not to ‘make,’ but to ‘suffer,’ enduring—from the Greek ypomeno—our own limitations as well as the limitations of others. Traveling with patience is knowing that what matures is time … To travel … Continue reading

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Strengthening Our Spiritual Immune System

Our Spiritual Immune System And be constant in praying at the beginning and the end of the day, as well as during the early watches of the night: for, verily, good deeds drive away evil deeds: this is a reminder … Continue reading

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Media, Technology & Willpower: Rewiring Our Self-control (2/2)

Willpower and Society Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect [Romans 12:2]. How much willpower is … Continue reading

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Knowledge of the Holy: The Ultimate Science (2/2)

  Knowledge & Divine Reality He who truly knows is the one in whom sound actions, pure supplications, truthfulness and precaution speak out; not his tongue, his debates, his comparisons, assertions or claims. In times other than these, those who … Continue reading

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Knowledge of the Holy: The Ultimate Science (1/2)

Knowledge of the Holy The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. [Proverbs 9:10]. Are the great inventions of the modern world more than disposal trinkets of a transient civilization? … Continue reading

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