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Let's do away with 'free'.

Don’t get me wrong.

I am not immune to the allure of the ‘free’. That sign draws me like a magnet just like anybody else. 374 more words

Barter

Some words about good and bad

The problem of good and bad is probably as old as mankind. And still it is full of misunderstandings and half-truths.

So we have typical statements like these: 1,097 more words

Spiritual Development

We do not live in vain in the material world

Today there are souls who feel, even if out of the deepest recesses of their instincts that they wish to experience something of the spiritual world! 180 more words

Anthroposophy

St. Thalassios the Libyan: It is not difficult to get rid of material things . . .

“It is not difficult to get rid of material things if you so desire; but only with great effort will you be able to get rid of thoughts about them..” 22 more words

Sayings From Saints, Elders, And Fathers

St. Thalassios the Libyan: The first renunciation is that of material things . . .

“The first renunciation is that of material things, the second that of the passions, the third that of ignorance.”

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan, “On Love, Self-Control and Life in Accordance with the Intellect,” 3.23, … 6 more words

Sayings From Saints, Elders, And Fathers

Continued: Bodies II

So if you are not your body what are you? I think this is where most people get confused and shy away.

What are you if you are not this physical form that you have believe yourself to be this entire lifetime? 495 more words