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Resist Not Evil

One effect of divine grace, as Jesus taught it, was to counter evil. Just as judgment is left to the Lord, so is punishing evil. Jesus uses conventional vocabulary at times when he speaks about Satan …

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What Is Human Nature?

I had a fascinating conversation recently about human nature. I tend to view people as essentially good, while others would say that humans are naturally self-interested and express compassion and res…

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Healing Duality

There are two paths in life. The first path is the acceptance that duality is real, that the good and evil we confront every day are simply fact, and we must do our best to struggle against them. The …

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Combat Evil Through Personal Transformation

It is important to remember that anything you can do to expand your awareness will automatically counter evil. Be gentle when you are tempted to be harsh. Pay attention when you are tempted to turn …

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Leaving Satan in the Dust!

Our culture has largely moved beyond Satan, because despite religious literalists, we have a century of secularism behind us. Whatever its faults, which can be glaring, secular culture has promoted t…

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Shadow of Evil

Even though your impulses may never cross the line into violence, ordinary impulses intensify in the shadow, where you can't see them. Whenever you hear yourself sounding resentful or angry without p…

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Breaking Down Evil

The process of bringing evil down to scale won’t be convincing until you apply it to yourself. So let’s do that. Take a volatile issue at this moment: terrorism. By any measure, to inflict terror o…

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Your Shadow

The shadow itself is not evil and therefore not your enemy. I realize that for many people there is a huge barrier in the form of “the other,” someone outside themselves whose evil is unquestioned.…

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Understand Your Shadow In Order To Overcome Evil

One effect of divine grace, as Jesus taught it, was to counter evil. Just as judgment is left to the Lord, so is punishing evil. Jesus uses conventional vocabulary at times when he speaks about Sata…

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