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Realistic Happiness

Who could speak more realistically about the illusion of a yuppie value system than Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who suffered deprivation of all that money ...


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Creating What Destroys Us

In The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen retells a tale from ancient India: Four royal brothers decided each to master a special ability. Time went by, and ...


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The Myth of Greener Grass

A man walked into a mental institution one day and was taken on a tour. The tour saw one cell where the man was beating his head against the padded walls. ...


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Poisoned by Greed

Recently I laid a small circle of poison around a hill of stinging ants. Thinking the tiny granules of poison were food, the ants began to pick them up ...


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Prayer Is No Wish List

Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you must ask to attend to them.


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No "No" in TV Land

Many of our adolescents and young adults cannot "just say no" to drugs because their whole approach to life has been shaped by television, the ...


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Love Conquers All of You

Love penetrates the senses and storms the soul with all its power. When love grows in the soul, then it rises up with great longing to God and flowingly ...


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The Meaning of Covetousness

Covetousness is simply craving more of what you have enough of already.


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Ever-Growing Lust

Lust always points in only one direction. Always you want more.


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When Desire Becomes Coveting

When does proper desire become coveting? I think we can put the answer down simply: desire becomes sin when it fails to include the love of God or men. ...


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