Tag Archives: Spirituality

The Ego versus the Soul in Relationships


. For the ego, all relationships are ultimately recreational. They exist to accessorize the ego, add fun, gratification, entertainment, pleasure, comfort, convenience, utility to a person’s life, to provide escape. They are not there to add depth, challenge, greater awareness, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Love by C. S. Lewis, Kahlil Gibran, Henri J. Nouwen, David Deida, and others. . . .


Often my posts here and on my other blogs serve as missions statements of sorts. They reflect what I aspire to and the standards that I deeply hold myself to. (For example, see my other blog for a companion piece … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Courage, David Deida, Differentiation, Emotional Maturity, Gibran, Hazrat Inayat Khan, Henri J. Nouwen, Love, Love is a Choice, Love is a Decision, Love is an Act of Will, Love is Not a Feeling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Is “Love”?


“What is love?” (lowercase “l”) “What is Love?” This is one of the most fundamental and important questions for us each to ask ourselves if we are to truly grow and evolve as persons and transcend ourselves and our conditioning. … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Courage, Czeslaw Milosz, Dostoyevsky, Einstein, Gibran, Jack Gilbert, Kabir, Love, Love is Not a Feeling, M. Scott Peck, Rilke, Rumi, The Road Less Traveled, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments