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Being the “Lower” in the Relationship

posted by eyaakov

Another principle of interpersonal relationships that can shed light on the manner in which our relationship with God functions is that the level of a relationship is determined by the “lower” of the two participants. For example, Joe turns to […]

The Necessity for Free Will

posted by eyaakov

In the previous article, we discussed the principle that the quality of a relationship depends on one’s ability to choose it, and choosing means you have to have the real capacity to destroy it. Only when your choice in the […]

The Spouse Relationship with God

posted by eyaakov

In the previous article, we left off with the question: If I want to build and facilitate a relationship with the Infinite, how do I do that? How does one create a relationship with a Being that is Infinite? Here […]

What Do People Want?

posted by eyaakov

What Do People Want? What do people want? What drives people to make the decisions they make? What is at the core of the choices that people make in their lives? What are people basing their decisions on? In order […]

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GOD AS "SPIRITUAL SURGEON"
Imagine Joe was to look through a keyhole and see a masked man with a tool cutting into another person. Joe thinks to himself that a madman is having some fun with his victim, and he sees this madman as a villain. Then Joe takes a step back and notices the long white halls with the desk sitting a

posted 9:35:46am Jan. 09, 2013 | read full post »

WHY HAVE KIDS
As parents, we’ll take our kids to get their shots even if they yell, ‘I hate you, I hate you’ because as much as that might hurt, you do it because you’re looking out for the kid’s best interests – it’s a giving act. If I was to ask a group of parents, ‘What’s the source of the

posted 9:01:52pm Dec. 10, 2012 | read full post »

Two Types of Pain Inflictors
Joe was eight years old. And, as most eight-year-old boys, he liked to play ball. One day, as Joe is playing in his front yard, the ball skips into the street. Little Joe runs after the ball, and suddenly a car comes to a screeching halt a few feet in front of him. The driver of the car sticks his h

posted 7:23:07am Dec. 05, 2012 | read full post »

THE “SUFFERING” QUESTION
You often find people who shoot their mouths off with routine questions about suffering. Off the cuff, they ask, “How can there be a God with all the suffering in the world?” and “Why do bad things happen to good people?” However, it is only upon establishing certain key principles that we c

posted 11:03:03am Nov. 23, 2012 | read full post »

THE UTOPIAN SOCIETY
In the previous article, we outlined that if we want to have a close relationship with the Infinite, we are going to want to transform ourselves into givers in order to align ourselves with the Ultimate Giver, God. And, if I’m created with a nature to receive, and therefore I must receive and I sh

posted 7:29:44pm Nov. 12, 2012 | read full post »


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