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SELF – Selfie – Selfish

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Self-centeredness leads us away from our true inner spiritual nature, where real happiness and spiritual love is to be found.  While the selfie-epidemic may seem harmless (because it is so common), not so long-ago selfies would have been viewed as somewhat narcissistic and not healthy.  What is the spiritual view on self-centeredness and its’ harmfulness?  Any point to consider is…

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Marriage & Relationships – Great (unrealistic?) Expectations

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Much of our unhappiness in our marriages or relationships come from being let down or disappointed. But this also comes about because of having unrealistic expectations of others. The expectation that I will find a perfect and complete love with another less than perfect human being, or that I can actually live “happily ever after” is not realistic and can…

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The Truth – is what’s true for you true for me?

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“And the truth shall set you free.” But what is the TRUTH? Do we all have our own truths? Is truth changing with the so-called development of societies?  As societies advance(?) we are confronted with enormous and growing levels of anxiety, depression, and suicide, especially among the younger generation. Is there a problem with our collective acceptance of what it…

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People – Understanding Reincarnation

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Last year the Global Research Society and the Institute for Social Research conducted surveys world-wide and found that 51% of the people believe in reincarnation, while 23 percent believe that we only will “cease to exist”. About a quarter (26 percent) said they do not know what will happen after death. While many people may “believe” in reincarnation it is…

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Porn, Yoga, & Happiness

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After last week’s talk about Alcohol, Drugs & Yoga I received some inquiries about whether pornography also affects one’s yoga practice and its place or role in our search for happiness.  This is an important topic considering how viewing porn has become so common and accepted.  There is the view that it is harmless, unless engaged in excessively.  However, this…

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