Scripture: The Dhammapada 76

Like someone pointing to treasureIs the wise personWho sees your faults and points them out.Associate with such a sage.Good will come of it, not bad,If you associate with one such as this.While, in general, we like to avoid people who are always pointing out our faults and weaknesses, a spiritual teacher who does so is…

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Book Review: Journey Into the Light

Journey Into the LightBy Isha Schwaller de Lubicz     This book provides a lot of instruction and insight for those seeking spiritual development, but it does it in an unusual way.  Rather than writing as a teacher giving instruction, this book is written in the form of a novel in which several students meet a spiritual…

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Individual and Group Growth

    It is true that spiritual growth is something that happens to each of us as individuals, but , it is also true that that growth can be aided by being part of a group.  As part of a community of like-minded individuals, your spiritual growth can be enhanced in a number of ways.  First, the…

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The Magnanimous Man

“It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others.” ~Aristotle We could say the same thing about the spiritual man or woman.  Especially, a spiritual teacher.  Spiritual people want to help others develop spiritually.  Not because God will reward them for doing so. …

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