Tag Archives: spirituality

Essay: On Compassion

Dave Hood “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a world lacking in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the vast majority … Continue reading

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Article: Cultivating a Spiritual Life

By Dave Hood “To be spiritually literate, we need to embrace the world, believing that it is full of meanings which we can discover.”—Spiritual literacy A man strolls through the woods, listening to the birds chirping, the rustling of the … Continue reading

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Improving Well-Being: Developing Zest for Life

“The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it … Continue reading

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Becoming Resilient

By Dave Hood “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” –Helen Keller Resilient people are able … Continue reading

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Making Good Use of Leisure

By Dave Hood George Bernard Shaw once said, “The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.” Leisure time is what a person does when not working, whether … Continue reading

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Existential Nihilism: Does Life Have Meaning?

“Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.” ― Albert Camus,The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays “I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad … Continue reading

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Personal Essay: Does God Exist?

By Dave Hood “To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.”—Thomas Aquinas Does God exist? Many believe in a God who is “Supreme Being.” This God is all-knowing, all-powerful, everlasting. Many … Continue reading

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