Category Archives: the spiritual life

Periodicity

There are periods when we feel connected and alive, and there are other periods when we feel alienated and spent. Nothing wrong with that. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.

The strangest thing

It is the strangest thing, finding a deeper satisfaction in what I refrain from doing than in what I actually do. And restraint is still the most beautiful word in the English language.

Preaching to pigs

Sometimes the container into which the teaching goes (the body) is incompatible with the teaching. As a result, the teaching is debased, corrupted, ruined, while the container, which might have been good for something, is rendered good for nothing. This is like putting new wine into old skins. We are advised against it.