Tag Archives: skillful living

Living Our Own Truths

My college psychology instructor was famous on campus for saying profound statements. Often his sayings were very simple and to the point. That point usually stung someplace sensitive in his students’ minds. Once he said something like this: “You might … Continue reading

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Unwholesome Speech

Today’s concerns about “fake news” and “alt-facts” are not misguided. Untruthful statements are part of the problem of the degradation of modern communication. We notice that gossip is rampant in our culture, and the language is polluted with profanity everywhere … Continue reading

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Relief Of Pain

When we feel a headache or other physical pain, most of us reach for some sort of analgesic to relieve it.  When we feel the inevitable pains of grief, separation, betrayal, heartbreak, loneliness, or sadness we might wish there was a similar … Continue reading

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Hubris and Humility

While flipping through some old papers the other day, I stumbled across a quotation by the esteemed Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, that caused me to stop and ponder life for awhile.  “We come nearest to the great when we are … Continue reading

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