Month: March 2009

Are you in a ready position?

March 23, 2009 | 2 comments

I learn many spiritual lessons from playing tennis. One of them is the importance of being in the “ready position.” The ready position is a combination of proper footing, racket grip, alertness and responsiveness to the ball coming at you.

Seek spiritual profit

March 20, 2009 | 6 comments

Thousands of businesses are struggling to make a profit these days. Millions of workers are juggling tighter budgets, reduced wages and heavy debt load. “How can I make more money?” many fret and ponder. The temptation to seek material gain

Too many medicines

March 19, 2009 | 7 comments

As I sat at a restaurant table in the Los Angeles airport Tuesday morning eating breakfast, I noticed a businessman at a table near mine pull an 8 x 12 x 3 inch leather zipper case out of his luggage.

AIG bonuses

March 18, 2009 | 8 comments

The latest revelation of AIG paying $156 million bonuses to executives and employees, illustrates the distance our country has yet to go in recognizing that the real needs of our economy are not financial, but moral, ethical and spiritual. AIG

Simple beauty

March 16, 2009 | 5 comments

In this age of fashion-designer clothes, tattoos, and bling, it’s heartening to view reminders that less is often more. A reader sent the below comment and picture to me, which begins with a bit of history, but ends with a