Tag: Sattva

FAITH

We’re not able to avoid faith. It’s only a matter of determining where I place my faith, and our actions reveal where we do genuinely put our faith (or trust). If I check the weather report, this action indicates that I have some faith that I will acquire meaningful knowledge there. Turning the key in the ignition indicates faith that there’s not a bomb in the car (I don’t know for certain that there’s not a bomb in the vehicle). Eating particular types of food, going to my job at 8 am, calling a potential client or customer, all reveal faith that such activities will produce health, or fulfillment, or happiness at some level. So the question, it seems to me, is not whether to have faith, but rather where is the most reasonable, intelligent place, or places, to put my faith.

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ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

Practicing gratitude, intentionally being thankful, transforms how we view and experience the world. It infuses us with power to convert our most challenging times into sources of meaning and inspiration. Consciously being grateful and expressing thankfulness connects us moment-to-moment with the spiritual self’s sense of wonder and discovery. In giving appreciation we responsibly participate in the celebration and experience of life.

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BE DO HAVE- WHAT’S YOUR LIFE PARADIGM?

I conduct Life Transformation Skills seminars. These seminars provide an environment for spiritually-based personal development. During one part of the training we ask the participants what are some tangible, material things for which people strive. Typically the resulting list looks something like this: cars, computers, a big house, attractive spouse, children, job, jewelry and vacation […]

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