Truth or Consolation?

We all want to feel comfortable, and when we don’t, we would like to be comforted and consoled. At times we all want someone to say “poor baby,” but have you ever thought that consolation might be more of a hindrance than a help? What’s really behind our desire for consolation? In his book, Three… Continue Reading

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What is Time?

Few of us would be surprised to learn that clocks and calendars were among the earliest human inventions.  Although nature has given us day and night, seasonal changes and the heavens as markers, humans have been eager to find more precise measures.  These days, most of us are slaves to calendar and clock, gearing our… Continue Reading

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Tied Together

We are held together like the stars—in firmament with ties inseparable—these ties cannot be seen but we can feel them—each of us is only part of a whole… If you wish to understand the Universe, think of energy, frequency and vibration—Nikola Tesla When we look into the night sky, we more often think of stars… Continue Reading

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What is Free Will? A Quantum Approach

What is free will? The answer to this question depends on who you ask. Philosophers, scientists and theologians have been arguing about free will for centuries.  Although they’ve come up with hundreds of variations, their theories boil down to a few basic ideas: Free will is a thought process that includes the ability to have… Continue Reading

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What is Humility?

Most religions promote humility as an essential quality necessary to gaining God’s favor.  The Bible has at least 70 verses that refer to humility. For example, Luke 14:11 promises that those who humble themselves will be exalted and James 4:6 commands Christians to humble themselves before the Lord. Although some in society still hold humility… Continue Reading

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