Meaning of Lust: Is It Bad?
The Bhagwad Gita the word of the Lord Krishna says “One who is able to withstand the impulse of lust and anger before death is a yogi “. Thus the Gita accepts lust as a normal human failing and says that if one has to become a Yogi, then one must withstand the temptation of lust. The Gita further adds in verse 21 of chapter 16 that the three kinds of doorways to hell are lust, anger and greed Most religions including the Christian religion look on lust as something to be avoided to reach God.
Living With an Addict – Alcoholic
What it’s like living with an addict or alcoholic. We try to control the situation, the addict, and the addiction. There is help. Learn what you can do.
Three French Hens and Other Christmas Delights
Christmas is also a time of traditions. Each family has its own time set aside to be together. We also find time to be with or at least contact those we love by phone or Christmas cards. It is a time to remember those who are no longer with us and the wonderful times we had with them when they were alive. The end of the year is a time to reflect on what we have accomplished and what we have not quite gotten to this year.
Make Life Bigger Than “Yes” Versus “No
Many people want you to stop saying “Yes” to everything. It’s overloading your life, sapping your energy, and keeping you from doing the meaningful stuff.
Graduating From Loneliness To Solitude
We are all lonely. We socialize and marry to counter loneliness. There are ego clashes between spouses. This results in loneliness in married life. Loneliness is a mindset, which indulges in negative attitudes in life – depression, lethargy, and social isolation. When we are alone, we are either lonely or in solitude. Solitude is a spiritual state of mind, when we are blessed by God. We are at peace with self and in harmony with the World around us. We must aim at solitude, whenever we are alone.