Tag: merciful


November 09, 2016

True Devotion

Paulo Coelho tells the following story in his book Stories for Parents, Children, and Grandchildren.  “A teacher took his disciple to a lake.  ‘Today, I’m going to show you what true devotion means,’ he said....


November 09, 2016

You cannot serve God and mammon

Throughout history there have been many people who could not shake an obsessive fixation.  Martin Scorsese’s movie, The Gangs of New York starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day Lewis, hones in on New York City...


November 09, 2016

Happiness 5

Who hasn’t made a mistake in life?  We all have.  Everyone has hurt someone, intentionally or not.  Once we realize our sins, though, I think many of us punish ourselves.  Society, religion, and even our...