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SYMMETRY IN NATURE

Symmetry, in nature, is at the core of God’s Creation. Whether on Earth or beyond, nature — whether or not it may appear to be — is always essentially in balance, being temporarily out of balance in certain places because of the forces of Darkness, which are never permanent. As symmetry is a fundamental part […]

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The interaction between religion and nation states began a very long time ago. Ancient China had its philosophers who played a major role in the decisions of state; Egypt revolved around the guidance of its priests as well as its traditions; and present-day nations such as Israel and Saudi Arabia, as well as many others, […]

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PRIDE:

Pride is said to be one of the seven deadly sins. But why? When you get into a difficult situation and you know you have to go somewhere else or let go of it, and you prefer to hold your position or even not talk about it, then you are hanging on to your pride. […]

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Meditating in front of a tree, I closed my eyes and embraced the tree from within. As I sat upon the rock that had welcomed me, I began to feel the love that the tree was sending out. With every passing minute, more and more love was transmitted from the tree, and it felt like […]

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LISTENING TO OUR CONSCIENCE

All of us have had the experience of being about to do something, but then stopping ourselves because a little voice within seemed to say, “Wait a minute — this might not be good idea!” And then we either chose to listen to that inner voice, or ignore it and proceed anyway. If we decided […]

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THE RESOLUTION OF VIOLENCE ON EARTH

Violent reactions to problems have been occurring among human beings for centuries. Racism, forced displacement, tribal prejudice, and many other insults to humanity have all-too-often been met by violence, and that violence has often been an overreaction to the transgression that was committed — and often that transgression has been based on sheer prejudice and […]

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Religious warfare is not a relic in the dust of history. It is not something that used to happen and no longer does because humanity has “evolved’ beyond such barbarity. No, as the daily news reminds us all the time, religious warfare is still very much with us, and is endemic to many corners of […]

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LEADERSHIP, VALUES AND CORRUPTION

Being a leader of any cause, organization, institution or government requires respect – respect for others and for oneself. It requires a basic love for life that puts the greater good above one’s personal ambitions – especially if achieving a high position is useful in helping the greater good. It requires honesty and being able […]

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IDENTITY: DO WE NEED RELIGIOUS LABELS

Most people who have grown up within a particular religious tradition identify with that tradition, and wear it proudly as a kind of label. This is a label that gives them a sense of belonging, of values, of community, and — perhaps most importantly — of identity, both cultural and spiritual. This is a good […]

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HEALING THE WORLD THROUGH OUR CHILDREN

This is 2016 — and there has been no progress in the world toward understanding that we are all one spiritual family and equal in God’s eyes. The world has not yet learned that we should treat each other as the brothers and sisters we have always been, working toward creating a unified world. The […]

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