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People Must Be Generous

The most fulfilling life is one lived with tolerance, broad-mindedness, and a generous heart. If you don’t have these qualities, the world will be...

A Real Life-Changing Compliment

In the public mind, like in the fairy tales, a stepmother is usually seen as vicious, mean, and conniving, an old hag and warty, abusive of...

Why Make-Believe Play Is an Important Part of Childhood Development

Visit any preschool classroom during free play and you will likely see a child pretending to be someone else. Make-believe play is a ubiquitous...

Give Yourself a Break: The Power of Self-Compassion

As kids, you may have often found yourself being eager to "grow up" and do all the "grown-up stuff" you had seen your elder...

Small Stories of Big Life Lessons

Through their words and actions, parents can guide their children to maturity, teaching valuable life lessons along the way. One day, a child who was 2...

The Journey From Being a Bullying Victim to a Life of Fulfilment, Hope, and Compassion

Hope springs eternal, as the saying goes. It was such hope that brought sunshine back into the life of Kon Karapanagiotidis. Bullying of children...

The Missing Tile Syndrome and the Art of Happiness

Of all the barriers blocking us from leading happy lives, our own human nature stands the tallest. Even though we may have a life...

How a Blooming Flower Taught a Young Monk Not to Show Off

Once, there was a homeless youth who went to a temple where he was fortunate enough to be accepted. After he had a bath and...

The Miracle of Forgiveness and Its Magical Healing Power

Forgiveness has a powerful life all of its own. While in the short term you might feel a fleeting sense of pleasure in getting...

The Myth of Sisyphus Decoded

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and the first king of Ephyra (the glorious city of Corinth)....

Who Is the ‘Oriental Saint’? The Answer Can Be Found in Western Prophecy

Prophecies worldwide — from the distant past up to modern times — have been receiving exponentially more attention, and this was especially true in 2020 with...

The Darkness Before Dawn: Are the Prophecies of Disaster Imminent? 

According to the many legends and prophecies of the disaster of the nations, peoples, and religions all over the world, human beings will face...

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