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“RECEIVING FOR THE PURPOSE OF GIVING”

posted by eyaakov

In last week’s 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. However, we […]

THE “NATURES” OF HUMANITY

posted by eyaakov

We have previously described a system in which God “wants” to give of His goodness and, therefore, creates us to be the receivers of that goodness. So, it seems like we’re done. God wants to give. Man wants to receive. […]

BECOMING A FAN OF GOD

posted by eyaakov

In the last few posts, we’ve discussed the manner in which the objectively meaningless collection, sports team, and rock concert experience usurps the soul’s thirst for something objectively meaningful, thereby pulling it away from actually attaining its true goal of […]

THE “SPIRITUALITY” OF SPORTS

posted by eyaakov

In previous articles we discussed the manner in which many of us get distracted from our goal of achieving the ultimate in life and wind up putting our focus and energies into building that which is temporary and trivial. Such a […]

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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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