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From Gratitude to Gratuitousness

I brought an indigent man a muffin from a cart the other day.  He walked up to the cart and motioned toward it but was not able to speak, except to grunt something that sounded like “muffin.”  After paying, I offered my gratitude to God for giving me the opportunity to perform this gratuitous act. Read more »

Dreams and Communication

I instruct my students, and anyone dreaming of someone from the past, to call that person (if possible) and mention the dream in which they appeared. Recite the dream (inasmuch as appropriate), as it may contain a message for the friend, and the friend may in turn have a message for the dreamer. Read more »

The 10 Cosmic Laws: The Gift and the Contract

The 10 Cosmic Laws, the Gift of spiritual life, provide a code of behavior we are free to accept or reject.  The second five consist of how to conduct yourself with others: don’t murder, don’t pollute i.e. mix or adulterate and weaken, don’t steal, don’t lie, don’t covet i.e. Read more »

Mind Power

It was interesting to read of Serena Williams’s use of mental imagery to influence her tennis prowess.  This practice was instilled in her since childhood through the efforts of her father, who taught her this process. Serena’s experience has been corroborated by many athletes in diverse sports.  Jack Nicklaus in golf, O. J. Simpson in football, Ted Williams in baseball, to name a few. Read more »

Reversing the Generation's Apocalyptic Vision

There is an ongoing and overwhelming feeling of despair about the impending destruction of the world amongst post-college, early twenties men and women. The feeling states associated are a deep angst, fear, worry about making a living, no hope, amongst others. Read more »

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