Greater Love

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” – John 15:13 While this quote is commonly referred to in the context of the crucifixion of Jesus, there are many other levels of “laying down [one’s] life for [one’s] friends” which are worthy of consideration and actualization. …

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Judge not, that ye be not judged.

Have you ever been accused of doing something inappropriate or immature that you used to do but don't anymore? It can be a little frustrating. You go through all this effort to change, but your reputation, how you are viewed in the eyes of others, doesn't change as quickly. Looking back on times that this …

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Identity, Judgment and Wisdom

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, personal and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.” ― Eckhart Tolle You were born into a state …

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Truth is not ours to decide.

Ever since the fall of man, there has been a push to elevate the subjective to the position of ultimate authority. Notions such as "perception is reality," "my truth, your truth" and the "self-made man" are rooted in this attempt, as are the philosophies which deny the existence of objective reality. There is a reality. …

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