Category Archives: joy

How to be spirited

What is the joyous life that God promises us? We all know how it feels to suffer, or be inconvenienced. This is of course not joy. Does having money and wealth promise us joy? Does having a great career give … Continue reading

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Why we suffer or have joy

No one knows why some have happy lives, and others suffer. Some say it is by chance; others say it is God’s will. Causality points the finger back to us. We determine our future by our actions and thoughts of … Continue reading

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Good over evil

In the sacred books, it says that good always wins over evil. But why does evil sometimes appear to win? Could it be that the effects of our actions are not always immediate? There is suffering and joy in our … Continue reading

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The Secret of Life

What are the secret of life, the truth of heaven, and the purpose of life? Or more important, why are we here on earth?   What answer would explain everything that occurs to us? Is it God or Satan? Is the … Continue reading

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The Universe is the Body of God

Have you ever wondered what God is? To the atheist, or nonbelievers it does not matter since God does not exist. But should it matter to them?  In the Tip of the Writing Brush, there is a verse that states … Continue reading

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Finding the “Origin”

When people have problems, they try to find the cause. When you go to the doctor with an ailment, they attempt to find the source of the illness. This is a cause and effect principle. One is trying to find … Continue reading

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True Joy

I was viewing the top 25 athletes on ESPN, about John Stockton, a former Utah Jazz superstar. It was interesting how he became a great basketball player. Of course, practicing the game was a major factor; but he also said … Continue reading

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God’s Litmus test

What is God’s litmus test for being on the right path to salvation? It is said that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings. Anger arises from arrogance. When we feel that we are better than others, … Continue reading

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Suppose

Suppose one can heal one’s own illnesses and disease. Suppose one can do this by eliminating greed, arrogance, and self love from one’s minds. Suppose there is a prayer that asks God to help us with this difficult task. Suppose … Continue reading

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True Joy

In the Tip of the Writing Brush, it is emphasized that true joy is accomplished only when we can share the joy with others.  This is the joy that God accepts. What do you think this path is to be? … Continue reading

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