Why Is It So Difficult To Love Ourselves?

I think that the greatest conundrum we humans face is the conflict between who we really are and who we think we are. This conflict exists primarily on two levels – the human and the spiritual and I will address both. At the human level we are either unsure or are already convinced that we are unworthy. This is whoRead more

Why Are You Here – Part V – Finding Purpose

Why Are You Here – Part V – Finding Purpose

Although humans can climb mountains and explore the depths of the oceans, probing the landscape of the human spirit confounds us. But while tens of thousands of people risk death and injury racing motorcycles, swimming with sharks or parachute jumping, surprisingly few will earnestly pursue the path to enlightenment. Accepting that humans are incredibly creative and adaptive and that manyRead more

Coping With Life

You do not love yourself for reasons – centuries old reasons. Let’s look at life and see where those came from. The first thing that happens is that life presents you with a situation (an opportunity), to move to greater compassion. Many times you will resist doing that because it conflicts with the way you see yourself. Stepping into thisRead more