There is No Unconditional Love

Many people speak of unconditional love and some search for it.

A woman might say, “I want someone to love me, just the way I am.” A man might say, “I want someone who won’t play games or try to change me.” It sounds good, but may not be very realistic. If either one of them was such a great catch, they would have so many opportunities and potential partners chasing them that they might have to hide. The point here is that all earthly relationships appear to be conditional. Continue reading “There is No Unconditional Love”

Tiger and the Fox – Massud Farzan

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The Tiger and the Fox – A Spiritual Story by Massud Farzan

A fox who lived in the deep forest of long ago had lost its front legs. No one knew how: perhaps escaping from a trap.
A man who lived on the edge of the forest, seeing the fox from time to time, wondered how in the world it managed to get its food. One day when the fox was not far from him he had to hide himself quickly because a tiger was approaching. The tiger had fresh game in its claws. Lying down on the ground, it ate its fill, leaving the rest for the fox. Continue reading “Tiger and the Fox – Massud Farzan”

The Social Reform Candidate

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A steampunk like short story exploring the darker hidden motives and attitudes of social and political reformers in an alternative historical timeline..

The carriage came to my office door promptly at eight o’clock. Bennett Wilson was always a prompt man. His driver opened the door of the Clarence coach. The driver showed me, then he opened a Moroccan leather covered box after I seated myself in the back. Continue reading “The Social Reform Candidate”

Are You an Eternal Being?

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If truth is permanent, non-changing, unabated, immutable, and perhaps even beyond time, then life as we are taught, ever-changing, temporary, and doomed for death must not be truth. If it does not carry the essences of not truth, it by default must be non-truth, deception, or illusory. Continue reading “Are You an Eternal Being?”

Could We Already Be Dead?

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“Could we already be dead?”

“Of course not!”

“How do you know?” Continue reading “Could We Already Be Dead?”

Caring for Your Dying Pet

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Pets are our best friends and often become family. Their love is generally unconditional. They love us so much we can’t help but love them back. They are almost more human than some people we meet. Continue reading “Caring for Your Dying Pet”