How to cultivate spiritual peace at work

Things today seem more fragmented than ever. Try focusing on your job, for instance, amid the alerts for incoming email, social media updates, and meeting invites. Add to that phone calls, interrupting coworkers, and elastic tasks stretching past allotted times and squeezing into others. Nice knowing you, margin. And that's just what outsiders impose.Inside the mind there are -- at least for me -- forty-two stray thoughts trying to push to the fore, some succeeding and distracting me while … [Read more...]

We’ll take anything but the truth

Whether you're talking politics, health, business, entertainment, or religion, it's funny that a culture as skeptical as ours can be so fundamentally gullible. We can fall for nearly anything -- anything but the truth."In a materialist age like ours," writes Malcolm Muggeridge, "nothing is real except what is false. … [Read more...]