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Assumption to Reassess: What Motivates Us?

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I believe not that we have souls, but, rather, that we are souls, growing and developing individually and collectively in these vessels that we call bodies. I feel that there’s more to our interests, motivations, and choices than survival, material prosperity and physical pleasures. On a regular basis, I feel selfless love, altruism, humility, detachment, fair-mindedness, a yearning for justice and a willingness to sacrifice for the common good. We presently have few ways to measure or quantify those very real parts of our experience, (more…)

To Begin…

This is my first post in a very long time. I’ve been leery of posting just to post, and very fearful of falling In love with the sound of my own writing. This quote remains my guiding light:

“The essence of faith is fewness of words and abundance of deeds; he whose words exceed his deeds, know verily his death is better than his life.” – Bahá’u’lláh

This space, I hope, will be dedicated to the exploration (more…)