“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.” ― Isaac Newton (1643–1727) The principal lesson that humanity can learn that will engender “happiness” and “joy” is the need for spirituality in our lives. The apparent decline in the display...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking ― What is Going on in the World?
Have you ever uttered the words, “What is Going on in the World?” You are not alone. Surf the Internet, listen to the news media or talk to family members, friends, and neghibours — their sentiments are the same. The “big” questions are the same. Why is the world such a “boiling pot of...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking – The Searching Generations
From the beginning of civilization, one can refer to each successive generation as the searching generation. The vast universe and the constellation of stars have mystified every culture up to the present. Ancient astronomers did not have the benefit of academic background to make scientific inquiries regarding the creation of the universe. Today, scientists...Continue reading
Joy and Happiness
“Joy” comprehends “happiness,” but “happiness” may not comprehend “joy.” Joy is a spiritual attribute, and happiness is a material attribute. Material things satisfy the outer self, but the inner self can only be truly satisfied when it experiences “joy.” For many, “joy” is a familiar term, but it is not (universally) attributable to happiness...Continue reading