integrity check 699: shedding

The process of growth, development, and evolution: sometimes it means shedding an old skin, leaving old ways behind, the dying in the name of life—just like the cicadas who left these empty shells did. Sometimes we feel stuck, stagnant, frustrated because we refuse to let go. Sometimes we refuse to let go because we insist … Continue reading integrity check 699: shedding

inner peace helper 520: self-knowledge

In ancient times, those who wished to make bright virtue brilliant in the world first ordered their states; those who wished to order their states first aligned their households; those who wished to align their households first refined their persons Confucius, Great Learning Whatever religion we follow, as long as we understand spiritual principles, we … Continue reading inner peace helper 520: self-knowledge

disease preventer 997: joy

Durable joy--a state of contentment not dependent on external circumstances--is an ingredient in robust health. Lack of joy is an essential root condition of sickness. In order to abide in a joyful mind, it's necessary to recognize where our existence is joyless. So how do we work on leveling-up from such unhappy states? Living in … Continue reading disease preventer 997: joy