Author Archives: Steve Benkin

The Meaning of Life – Part 3

Last week, we got a better understanding of our true nature. That we are inherently divine beings. So what is the meaning of life? To me, it is understanding: Who we are Where we came from Where we are going … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life – Part 2

Last week, we discovered that you have divinity within you. This week we will explore where you came from. The fact is you came from a place above the heavens – a place some have called the pleroma (pronouced play-ro-ma). … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life – Part 1

Today, we shall be exploring the meaning of life. Yes, there is an answer to that question! Actually, there are many answers to that question. I will be addressing it from our faith’s perspective. Before we can explore the answer, … Continue reading

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more on why we suffer

Yesterday I discussed one of the causes of suffering. That we suffer because we fight against reality. Today, I want to talk about another major cause of suffering. And it is not a popular explanation. The simple fact is that … Continue reading

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one of the major sources of all suffering

Why do we suffer so much? Why does life sometimes feel so difficult? What is the source of our frustration? I believe that there is a simple answer to this. And it may surprise you. The reason for all this … Continue reading

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Dallas shootings, Cops and killing

I read the news today, oh boy. My heart is saddened by the state of chaos this country has devolved into. Cops targeting black males to the extent that they should be considered an endangered species. And now blacks are … Continue reading

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Orlando, ISIS and Islam – Just what is going on?

I know this post is late. The incident occurred days ago. I was in shock, and needed some time to process. Seems we don’t give ourselves time to process things anymore in our instant-gratification generation. The shooter claimed allegiance to … Continue reading

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The Trump Phenomenon

I want to talk about Donald Trump. Yeah, I know. This site is about spirituality, not politics. As if these aren’t related. Hah! I do not want to talk about Mr. Trump’s policies. That may be for another time. 🙂 … Continue reading

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You did WHAT in HOW LONG?

Well, May and June certainly have been an incredible 2 months. First, we got a dog that turned out to be VERY hyperactive, needed TONS of attention, and then very sick and needed even MORE attention! Then I got a … Continue reading

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Double Vision

I have recently recovered from surgery in both my eyes. I was pretty much blind in my right eye due to cataracts, and my left eye didn’t have much longer before it was as bad. There was no option beside … Continue reading

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