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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 11th, 2017 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Many people throughout the world, and particularly in Western society, remain intent upon accumulating as much money and stuff as they possibly can. This is not to suggest that there is anything wrong with spending money, for the act of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 17th, 2017 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Why, then, do so many people simply accept the idea of a judgmental God? There are probably dozens of reasons, but in the end it ultimately comes down to the fact that someone told them to adopt this view of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, May 5th, 2017 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“If we look more closely at religious customs, we can see how attachments to them can have a very negative effect on a person’s spiritual growth potential…Organized religion essentially wraps things up in a tight package that requires little if … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 20th, 2017 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“If you find yourself wanting to branch out and develop your own spiritual philosophy, but are concerned about any repercussions that may result, remember that ultimately being true to yourself (i.e., seeking self-approval) is far more important than living for … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 4th, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“People are attached to the “known” because, as a rule, none of us really like change. We all tend to prefer the status quo because it’s predictable, and therefore theoretically safe. This is the case even if we are not … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“A key reason that organized religion remains popular is that each one offers established doctrines and rules to simplify followers’ lives. They are then relieved of the responsibility to personally evaluate and contemplate the nature and/or origins of their own … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday August 15th, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Many people throughout the world, and particularly in Western society, remain intent upon accumulating as much money and stuff as they possibly can. This is not to suggest that there is anything wrong with spending money, for the act of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Why, then, do so many people simply accept the idea of a judgmental God? There are probably dozens of reasons, but in the end it ultimately comes down to the fact that someone told them to adopt this view of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 28th, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“There is a real danger in strongly identifying yourself with your work or your job, for when the time comes that you no longer do that work, then your identity is effectively lost as well. Put another way, if what … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, June 19th, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“If we look more closely at religious customs, we can see how attachments to them can have a very negative effect on a person’s spiritual growth potential…Organized religion essentially wraps things up in a tight package that requires little if … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“If you find yourself wanting to branch out and develop your own spiritual philosophy, but are concerned about any repercussions that may result, remember that ultimately being true to yourself (i.e., seeking self-approval) is far more important than living for the … Continue reading

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