Image by Claudio_Scott from Pixabay Those of us who go through difficult times in our lives, whether it be depression or spiritual problems often go seek out a psychiatrist or spiritual director. Why? Well...in our minds we want to be cured of our problems, but really all we are doing is seeking comfort. You see, … Continue reading Seeking Comfort Will Not Cure Your Unhappiness
***Warning*** The following is a work of artistic endeavour, and private meditation by me only. It is not an actual conversation between one person and God and not supernatural. It is being used in the form of a parable/story to illustrate a lesson or point. Love Me - A Story By Stephen Mc Elligott about … Continue reading What Does God Want From Us?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay An Islamic Imam once told a story of his day walking along the river in Afghanistan. He noticed a boy with two pairs of shoes. One of the two pair were obviously more expensive, and in better shape than the other. However, the man, instead of washing and cleaning the … Continue reading The Imam, And The Boy At The River
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay It is a mantra chanted by the secular populace since Adam and Eve first covered their nakedness; it never ceases to be repeated ad nauseum. "We are reasonable people, give to charity, and display the right amount of manners in public. There are so many reasons in light of being good people who … Continue reading Why We Don’t Need Religion To Be Good People
Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER from Pixabay Meditation and breathing exercises have been used by religions for centuries especially in the last 2000 years. In the last 10 years, the desire to jump from the burning ship of the noisy world, and dive into the ocean of silence has never been more popular. There are many reasons why people … Continue reading The Benefits And Pitfalls Of Meditation