The True Happiness

I can’t help but notice the parallels between our era and the ancient one described by Plato: a time of unprecedented wealth that breeds masses of unhappy, disconnected people who live lives of gilded desperation. I see it everywhere I turn in the airport this morning. It seems to be the increasingly dominant spirit of the time, our Zeitgeist.

Full Conviction

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. ~ William …

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The Hungers of Life II

"Hunger is the voice of a void. It is Nature demanding her rights. It is the restless insistent cry of an instinct, clamouring to be satisfied. There are four great hungers of life,—body-hunger, mind-hunger, heart-hunger and soul-hunger. They are all real; all need recognition; all need feeding. The claim of a hungry body has right …

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The Hungers of Life I

We human beings are marvelously constructed. We have bodies, minds and hearts at our disposal, all of which are animated by a uniquely configured inner source of life. These four components are combined in an infinite number of ways to create a spectacular and beautiful array of people, each one remarkably different from the other. …

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