Where are We Going?

All of us are going somewhere in life. Ask yourself, “Where do you really want to go?” Some may say, heaven, some do not know. How many will say, “I am missing my real home and want to go back. I am homesick.” God is smart. He put all of us on the train ride…

Watching War Movies

After seeing war movies, you feel that all the horror, suffering, violence, and sorrow, was for nothing. Today, the same countries are friends and do trade with each other. Our problems in life are meaningless compared to the problems faced during world wars. Some people actually enjoy war, as they are in power and enjoy…

Afraid to Love

There are those who are afraid to love, as they fear the pain of their hearts will be broken. They have gone through experiences where someone took advantage of their love. Those who have had their trust broken do not trust again easily. It is good that you go through these experiences. Now let’s see…

Deep Thought

Most of us were absent on the first two or three of our birthdays. We may see videos and pictures of these events, but we were not present. It is the same whether you are ten days old or two years old. Only when you have memories, are you alive. The absence of your beingness…

God’s Will vs. Your Will

Imagine you are in a small raft in the middle of the ocean. You see nothing but the vast waters surrounding you. At that time, how much value will you give to your will over the will of the ocean? Your ego, your possessions, your accomplishments, what value will they have now? You are only…

Confession

If we go to a priest and confess all our sins, are we truly forgiven? I asked this question of my spiritual Master. He smiled and said, “As long as you do not repeat the sins and ask forgiveness from the bottom of your heart, no priest, or saint, is required. God will forgive you.”…

Spiritual Hearing Aid

In the movie, “The Two Popes,” Pope Benedict XVI says that he needs a spiritual hearing aid, as he is no longer able to hear the voice of God. When he was young, he heard the voice of God and that brought him peace. Even a pope can go through a period of not hearing…