Ultimate Pleasure: the Goal of Spirituality

Religions throughout the ages have tended to have a dysfunctional relationship with pleasure. In most religions (especially Eastern traditions), there is the concept of the ascetic. The ascetic recants all material possessions and pleasure in order to seek enlightenment. Additionally, the “pleasures of the flesh” do not have a good …

Reconnecting with God via the School of Life

In today’s society, we commonly mistake depression and anxiety as mental disorders. In doing so, we prevent ourselves from correctly addressing these issues. Unlike mental diseases such as autism and amnesia, the disorders that cause emotional suffering such as depression are not mental in nature, they are spiritual. As a …