Why We Are Stoic about Two Million Covid Fatalities

By Dr Michael Laitman, PhD Over the past year, some two million people have died of the coronavirus disease. Yet, how alarmed are we? Let’s face it; we’re not. We’re terribly anxious over the shutting down of businesses, movie theatres, sports arenas, schools, and other such deprivations of entertainment and engagement, but what about the…Read more Why We Are Stoic about Two Million Covid Fatalities

Friday Reflections 01.01.2021

Salam alaikum, Jummah Mubarak, and Happy New Year! Today, I read and discuss a few short stories from Idries Shah’s Wisdom of the Idiots and Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. May Allah ﷻ bless you all and grant Peace and Goodwill to our Human Family. Amin. 🤲🏻 https://youtu.be/PT2zdNoumHo

Source of Being

Idries Shah: Wisdom of the Idiots Free online ebook at: http://idriesshahfoundation.org/books/wisdom-of-the-idiots/

What was Jesus Christ trying to teach us?

What was Jesus Christ, on whom be peace, trying to teach us? To venerate or worship him, or to follow in his footsteps? Why have disciples (students) that spent all their time with him, and followed him around wherever he went, whatever he was doing, if not to teach them his ways and wisdom to…Read more What was Jesus Christ trying to teach us?

Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. I read the chapter, “The Wisdom of the Spirit” in the the “Bezels of Wisdom” by Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi, translated by Ralph Austin (1980). In the chapter, Ibn al-Arabi discusses his views on the nature of religion, and how it is of two types. The discussion that follows is deep,…Read more Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—    he who watches over you will not slumber;indeed, he who watches over Israel    will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—   …Read more I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

Timelessness

By David Little Elk The Lakota expression "Mitakuye Oyas'in" means "we are all related". It also means that "the universe within each of us is interconnected as we are connected to universe around us". Lakota Society places focus on the present because the present thought patterns decide what will happen in the future. When one…Read more Timelessness