The Christmas Holiday Spirit is traditionally motivated by the Golden Rule. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” In other words, everybody be nice to everybody.
During the holiday season, most people express that spirit by being as kind and as generous as they can to everyone they know and/or interact with—often no matter how those other people are or have been with and to them in the past.
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You Have to Ask the Right Questions
You have to ask the right questions to get the right answers—from God or from anyone else. And you can’t get the right answers for questions you never ask.
The above is why my Master Spiritual Teacher, the Rev. Dr. Bernice Osman, always emphasized that asking God all the right questions—is as important as receiving all the right answers. Continue reading “You Have to Ask the Right Questions”
The Most Important Free-Will Choice
No one likes to be told what to do all the time. Even those who happily trade independence for being taken care of—don’t want all their daily life decisions made for them. We all tend to either aggressively or passively resist giving up control—unless it is absolutely necessary at a given time.
Anyone who has ever been totally controlled in life—by an overly strict parent, an unfair boss, a domineering spouse, etc., has very likely developed a strong conscious or unconscious resistance to taking orders in general. Continue reading “The Most Important Free-Will Choice”