Monthly Archive: May 2008

May
07

Does God Really Exist?

Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods.
-C.S. Lewis

The question of whether or not God exists may have significance beyond any other. It affects the roots of our priority system. It molds our perception of the meaning of life. And, it changes the way we feel about the experience of death. But, no scientific method, whether philosophical or physical, has yet proven the …

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May
06

How to be Inspired When Filled with Negativity

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
-Isak Dinesen

When we are inspired, the world around us looks different. Negativity around us does not affect us. But sometimes, negativity brews within us. Never ending responsibilities, failed dreams, difficult relationships, illness, death and money problems may leave us feeling dissatisfied. Anger, grief, frustration, shame, intolerance, fear and even hopelessness are all part of our experience …

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May
05

Free Will Versus Fate

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway.
-Mary C. Crowley

If everything happens for a reason and our fate and destiny are already determined, how can we have free will? Are our lives predetermined by destiny or do we have the free will to map our own experience? The answer is Yes. Both are true. Free will and destiny are not opposites. We tend to …

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