When Angels Suffer

Somewhere deep within the vast ocean there is a fertile island with all manner of lovely green trees, climbing plants and wild flowers. If within it dwell all manners of insects and creatures that walk upon the land with chimpanzees being the most evolved of the lot, then no doubt, with whatever thinking chimpanzees are capable of, they think, there is no life beyond what swims in the endless ocean and on their island and that they are the most evolved of creatures in the universe.
Beyond the island of the chimpanzees, lie vast continents where dwells life that is more evolved - humans. Like the chimpanzees, they too think, the only life that dwells in the universe is the one that dwells in their world and that they are the most evolved of creatures in this vast infinite universe.
Planet of humans is far smaller than a speck of dust, relatively speaking, in the vast infinite universe where dwell all manner of life forms, some less evolved than humans, others far more evolved, some tha…

Love of God makes the journey easy

Not even the godly are perfect. It is too much to expect a human to be so. All of us have different strengths and weaknesses of different kinds, to different degrees that cause us to do good or bad things in our journey through life and lifetimes.
Our good deeds bring us good result - peace and joy while bad ones bring sorrow and misery for all things have consequences. A lie can please one for moments but sustainable peace is found only in truth and how can there be happiness without peace? Love can cause us brief suffering at times yet hate produces much misery when it returns for whatever we put into the world and universe around us comes back to us, good or bad, in due course, when it is time for harvest, the fruit or the thorns.
When blinded by pride, desire or ignorance we do poor things that produce bad results later. They certainly go to make our journey through life difficult. Yet when we place our love and trust in God, the journey through life becomes easier than it might …

Curse of Fifth Stage on Humans

If one considered human life divided in five stages of twenty years each, the first stage of life ends at twenty with the last and fifth beginning from eighty. 
While each human is unique with different life paths, roughly the first stage of life, the most joyous one for many involves childhood when the human body grows rapidly from an infant into full adult. This stage involves education and training to prepare one for a career that sustains one through life. A careful balance and discipline guided by parents between learning and play helps a child make most of this phase of life.
The second phase of life from twenty to forty is the time humans begin their career as well as raise a family and that must remain the prime focus and duty for most humans at this stage. It is a busy stage of life but one also has a lot of energy in this period. As in the first stage, each stage of life involves a preparation for the next stage. Humans must take care that they raise their children in a way…

Born again and again

If a dress develops a tear, it may be possible to repair it sometimes or discard it all together if the damage is too big to fix. In any case it shall get worn out with use and have to be replaced eventually.
Our physical bodies too are like clothing. They are clothing for our souls. Because an infinitely more intelligent maker has designed this dress, it has some inbuilt self-repair mechanisms. However, it too gets worn out with age. In a matter of some days or decades, its maker shall change it just as He has been done for all other souls that were ever born. The soul within does not die. It acquires a new body so that we are born again and again and again, except the few who return to the infinite source from which our soul and all others souls emerged to begin with.
In this journey of lifetimes happening to all of us, over and over again, we are thrown together again and again with the same souls with which we have emotional connections, in their new bodies, those we have loved…

Rising and Falling Souls

The universe is full of souls, rising souls and falling souls Rising souls, ever rising to greater levels of freedom, freedom to choose, freedom to create and the freedom to be, even as the Father of all souls created this universe merely by will. Falling souls, falling to ever lower levels of freedom, not just humans even animals and insects some that must now depend upon the wind to reach their food, nay even lower, like the rocks on the hill that have no freedom to choose or will at all. Rising souls not just among angels, kings and leaders but also among animals and insects too that crawl upon the Earth. Falling souls not just among angels, kings and leaders but also among insects that crawl upon the Earth. Am I falling soul or a rising soul you ask, how am I to know? It is easy to pick which is which dear friend. Falling souls are the liars among you and rising souls are those that strive to abide in truth. For it is truth that gives wings to fly. As for lies, they are the desperate gras…

Our Thoughts Make our World

Persons with even a basic knowledge of the spiritual side of life realize that it is our thoughts that create our world including the places we live in. Human condition is diverse, varying from the most beautiful to the most miserable, indicating the diverse personalities and thoughts, choices and actions of humans.
However, there are at least some good humans, if not the majority with beautiful souls that find that they are presently trapped in miserable or harsh surroundings and vice versa. This anomaly arises from the past of soul. Our present moments are made up by our past thoughts and actions. The past cannot be changed but the future is in our hands. It stands to reason that every wise human must do things to improve it if it can be done with reasonable and pleasant effort. It is a defeatist attitude to think that such a thing need not be done in old age. The human body has a limited life but the soul does not. It will go on to acquire other new bodies in new lives after death…

The smart and the wealthy

The billionaire who learned the art of acquiring wealth is indeed smart. Far smarter are saints and mystics who learned the art of acquiring wisdom and bliss. The acquitions of the billionaire are snatched away after a few years by death but the mystics take theirs with them. Their treasures are stored in a place where dust, rust and death does not destroy.