Taming your reflexes

Reflexes are actions we take without thinking. It happens in seconds; in the blink of an eye. Reflexes are protective. When you inhale something irritating, the reflex action is to sneeze. When you touch a hot pan, you retrieve your fingers in a split second. Reflexes can be difficult and almost impossible to control. It’d…

Pride is why

Pride, and the love for human praise drives a lot of what we do, whether we know it or not. We strive to show people what we have done by our strength, our resources, or creativity to earn their praise. Why? Pride is why. Remember the tower of Babel? What was the motive behind it?…

Getting from point A to point B

If I were to ask you where you see yourself in 5 years, what would you say? Let me guess…? “I would have finished my degree by then and be working at my dream job” “In five years, I hope to be married with kids.” “I will own my home by then.” Our dreams for the…

I am undeserving

When Ben was a child, he was given a shirt by his grandmother. The gift was very precious to him because he loved his grandma. He wore the shirt almost every day till he could no longer fit into it. Even then, he kept it…to remember his grandmother, though she has passed on two years…