Be a Light in the World
God says throughout the Bible to be a light in this world of darkness. But how can we be a light in this world of tremendous poverty and violence? How can we not feel so overwhelmed with grief that spiritual renewal seems to be the last thing on our minds? I believe that one way to be a light in this world is to live as God lived. There was violence and poverty in God’s day too when he walked the earth. But he didn’t get overwhelmed by it. He accepted it as a fact of life but helped everyone that he met by shining his goodness on them. In this article, I will show you a few concrete ways to be a light in this world of darkness.Message From the Universe: The Growing Process
Changing is important and learning from that process is crucial. You will face many hurdles in your life and it won’t be easy at times. You will get frustrated but if you do give up to quickly, you will never experience greatness. Life is too short to regret the things you should have done. So why live this way?Why Do Birds Of A Feather Flock Together?
Our world is now global. It is easy to not necessarily know the boundaries around those we communicate with until a comment or something arises that creates a questioning of our own beliefs and thoughts. We blindly go into an online relationship with someone without question which in turn gives us the ability and opportunity to grow our own circle of influence.The Jaded New Yorker and Customer Service
It is easy to underestimate the value and significance customer service can bring. It is up to the business owner to find a working balance between providing first-rate customer service without compromising the integrity of the establishment as well as the employees.When Sparks Fly
The current world vibe, both confusing and deceptive, requires not only external awareness but self correction and examination. It is so very easy and even tempting to join the criticism directed outward: to a president, a political party, world leaders, bankers, corporations, other races, lifestyles, countries, your neighbor, or opposite belief systems.Bullies By Authority
Most people hear the word “bullying” and they immediately think of kids in school being terrorized by other kids that are physically bigger or perhaps mentally stronger. Bullying causes people stress, frustration, anger and anguish and it negatively effects society on many different levels. A great deal of people resort to drugs and alcohol in hopes to forget about it all, and some people resort to violence and destruction, not knowing how to deal with bullying.Message From the Universe: Throw a Bit of Awesomeness Into the Mix
Do not be concerned about what others think of you. Focus on what you can do everyday to make your life better. The growth from within is what’s really important. There is so much more to life than to worry about how others sees you. Work on yourself and let the rest unravel.After Metamorphosis: Lessons From A Butterfly
“After enlightenment, the laundry” is a famous Zen Buddhist saying. As humans, we dance precariously between realms: from the divine to the mundane. Enlightenment sounds so mystical, so epic, so magical; a carefree existence miles beyond the hassles of mere mortals. And while enlightenment as Buddha called it, or Self-realization as the Eastern ancients called it, is indeed a high state of consciousness, it too is a process of shedding preconceived ideas about what it means to wear the badge of an ascetic while learning how to navigate a strange new inner terrain.The Hole I Am Getting Out Of
In life, there is a certain way we all must go. In thought, to prosper, there is a certain way we all must think and act. Sometimes, I do admit that in my own estimation I can come off as a genuinely frustrated and aggressive person because things do not seem to go my way at times. But, I look at things differently and in an abstract way that gets me back to positive and genuinely optimistic.Transmutation of Passions
I got my anticipated fortune cookie and it said, “The greatest magic is transmuting of passion.” Hmm. That’s a lot to think about. What does it mean to you?Message From the Universe: Loving Who You Are
If you expect others to respect you, it is crucial to respect them first. If you want people to love you, learn to love yourself first. It is important to always practice what you to preach to others. If you preach entrepreneurship to young dreamers, you can’t be doing the 9 to 5 pm job to secure you own future. You need to do the same with everything else in life. Learn to love yourself first and the rest will comeHow to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions
Many people can come up with lots of New Year’s resolutions but few can stick to them. The following are crucial tips to stick to your New Year resolutions.