Archive for December, 2007

Judging Others

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

This is one of Jesus’ most powerful teachings, but is very often misunderstood and made trivial.  I wanted to write an entry on what it means to judge someone, the consequences of judging one another, and the value of this teaching.

Ideals, Interests, and Desires

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I’ve spent the past few weeks thinking about ideals, interest, and desire.  What makes people interested in something?  Why do people like things, and not like others? Desire has always been a strange subject to me.  Why do we want the things we want?  Why are we interested in some things, yet not in others?  […]

Understanding Yourself

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Probing deeply into my own mind, I finally came to understand why I oftentimes try to be “too perfect”, seemed to oftentimes lack “common sense”, and lacked the ability to improvise.