Category Archives: Spiritual Insight

Changing the price-tags

A gang of thieves once came up with an idea for robbing a jewellery store without anyone being aware of it. They broke into the store but all they did was change the price tags on several items, switching low … Continue reading

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Inexpressible longings

Reflecting on those inexpressible longings deep within us, C.S.Lewis once said: ‘Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exists. A baby feels hunger: well, there is such a thing as food… People feel sexual desire: well, … Continue reading

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New eyes, not new visions

There are some people who say there is no God because they see no evidence for such a being. There are others who think there has to be something – some being, force or entity outside of this dimension of … Continue reading

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Some realities are not perceived by deductive reasoning

For the past couple of centuries, the Western World has tended to judge reality by what can be proved scientifically. Yet increasingly we have come to see that there are all sorts of realities that are not perceived by deductive … Continue reading

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The essence of spirituality

I know of a woman who was locked into a loveless marriage with a man who was so demanding that he wrote out a list of things he required of her, and insisted that she read them every day. Some … Continue reading

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The part of our wealth that brings the deepest joy

When the late Mother Teresa of Calcutta visited Los Angeles a few years ago, a physician named Gerald Jampolski heard her speak. He was attracted by the spiritual power that emanated from her, and asked her if it would alright … Continue reading

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Only one of me

A man who purchased a Hummel Christmas plate for his wife for twenty one dollars and ninety five cents was assured that it would increase in value because it was the first Christmas plate to be produced by that famous … Continue reading

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