Realize that Allah is the Author and Director of the Big Drama, you are the actor and we are your co-actors. How do you act appropriately?
We aspire to see our children succeed in life but often enough our criterion of success is a thick soup of ideas and expectations.
Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk, meditates and writes on “the gentle power” of gratefulness.
The trunk called the human virtue produces two main branches that all other virtues and branches flow from or start from. And the two branches are generosity and courage. All human virtue is in these two broad classes. There isn’t a third. There are only these two.
Given that man is the only physical creature, as far as we know, to be endowed with an intellect, and has been searching for so long, is it not amazing that he has still not made much headway as to finding the answers to those essential questions?