Quotes and Insights

You Know Who You Are

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want - Lao Tzu This is a great quote; share your ideas on how to get to "the center of your being."
June 16, 2019

The 16 Strivings for God

Psychologist Steven Reiss conducted research on why people gravitate to specific religions. He surveyed 7,700 people from diverse backgrounds and determined that people have sixteen basic desires they seek to align with the religion they choose. 16 Basic DesiresAcceptance – the desire for positive self-regard Curiosity – the desire for…
June 15, 2019

The First Prayer Study

Possibly the earliest study into the effectiveness of prayer comes from the Englishman, Francis Galton (1872) in his article entitled Statistical Inquiries into the Efficacy of Prayer. In this report, the author cited his own examination of the data of life expectancies of clergy and members of the royal houses, both…
June 10, 2019

What are Angels?

Angels have a very similar definition across many religions. They are considered spiritual beings, agents, or messengers of God. The word comes from the Greek, agnelos, meaning messenger. In Islam, belief in angels is one of the Six Articles of Faith. In addition, Devas and dharma protectors are types of…
June 10, 2019