Spreading the Word

    When we first get into a new spiritual development program, we have a natural desire to tell friends and family and get them in it also.  We are usually disappointed when they don’t show the same enthusiasm we have for it.  We should not let this cause us to doubt what we are doing or…

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The Real Jihad

To most westerners, Jihad is associated with terrorists and Muslim organizations that want to wage “Holy War” against Christians and Jews, Infidels.  That is not the real meaning of Jihad.  The true meaning of Jihad is to “struggle in the way of God”.  In other words, the struggle to let our spiritual self surface and…

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NASA’s Trip to the Sun

    It was announced several days ago that NASA is planning to send a rocket to the sun.  It will leave in 2015 and fly close to the sun to collect data to help scientists better understand the sun and how it works.  The reason given for this is that despite learning a lot in the…

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How to Get Along with Other Life Forms

    In order to function on this planet, we have to deal with other living things, plans and animals, whether we like it or not.  Sadly, the way of doing this for most people is to kill or cage any plant or animal that doesn’t do exactly what we want it to.   If bugs start eating…

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