Tag Archives: Tao Te Ching

How to Eat to Live: Eating with Purpose

Eating with Purpose Even though he should live a thousand years twice over, but still not find contentment—do not all go to the one place? All the toil of man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied. Ecclesiastes 6:6-7 As … Continue reading

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Wealth, Security & Charity: Long-term Spiritual Investments

Wealth, Security and Charity  For when you have become full and prosperous and have built fine homes to live in, and when your flocks and herds have become very large and your silver and gold have multiplied along with everything … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Humility (4)

Humility: Grounded in Divine Soil I, the LORD, have spoken. The people I treasure most are the humble – they depend only on Me and tremble when I speak. [Isaiah 66:2 (CEV)]. What do we look for when we look … Continue reading

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Spiritual Wisdom: Insight into the Unseen

Spiritual Wisdom He granteth wisdom unto whom He wills: and whoever is granted wisdom has indeed been granted wealth abundant. But none bears this in mind save those who are endowed with insight. [Quran 2:269]. What is the difference between information, knowledge and wisdom? … Continue reading

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Gift of Repentance: Escaping Self-condemnation (2/2)

Escaping Self-condemnation God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your strength, but with the temptation will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it [1 Corinthians 10:13]. Repentance requires … Continue reading

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Look! Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? No one knows what he himself is made of, except his own spirit within him, yet there is still some part of him which remains hidden even from his own spirit; but you, Lord, … Continue reading

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Living with Purpose: Plans, Goals and Dreams

Life of Purpose There is no crime greater than having too many desires; There is no disaster greater than not being content; There is no misfortune greater than being covetous. [Tao Te Ching 46]. Can there be purpose without God? … Continue reading

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Technology and Our Soul: iPhones, Icons and Idols (1/2)

Technology and Our Soul Our inner spirituality and our external religious life are meant to complement each other. Unfortunately, today’s information technology often places organized worship at odds with personal intimacy with God. God has been generous to trust us … Continue reading

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