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There will be days when living righteously is a choice, instead of just a natural disposition. In those moments, you have to have the discipline to continue to stay committed to your goals. It’s not about your feelings, it’s about the end result: a more fruitful and meaningful life. Feelings are arbitrary. Focus on what’s […]

Keep a cool head. Stay alert. The Devil is poised to pounce, and would like nothing better than to catch you napping. -1 Peter 5:8 MSG Over the past few weeks I’ve been attacked by these feelings of doubt, inadequacy, and self-loathing. Thoughts about my past, and how my past mistakes prevent me from having […]

We’re all just one mistake, one traumatic event, one horrible circumstance away from descending into madness. When you’re walking down the street and you see someone who is mentally ill, on drugs, homeless, etc. ask yourself: “What if this was me or someone I care about?” Put yourself in someone else’s shoes before judging them.

Can I be real with you guys in this entry? I hate not being in a relationship… I’ve been single for eight years, with each interaction with the opposite sex consisting of just rejection after rejection and heartbreak after heartbreak. It’s a pretty crappy feeling. I honestly wish I had someone who I could hang […]

In my article, “The Importance of Non-Attachment”, I talked about the importance of being detached from everything and everyone. Non-attachment is such an important emotional skill to develop, that numerous people across cultures have talked about its importance. Here are some quotes that stress the importance of non-attachment: “Do not love the world or anything […]