Taking the Earth in for Maintenance
By Richard Leviton © 2005
Did you know you can help heal the Earth without any heroic-scale traveling to famous sacred sites or without leaving your town or even home? More to the point, did you, seemingly but one person on a huge planet, know you could help heal the Earth or, crucially, that it needs your contribution?
While I don't want to encourage a mechanistic way of viewing the planet, there is something to the example of a car. We know when we acquire a car, that it needs regular oil changes, lubrication of parts, and refilling of various fluids. If we neglect this, at first the car operates poorly; eventually, it quits running. The Earth is like this. It too requires regular maintenance for top performance. . >> more
What I Like About the Supreme Being
By Richard Leviton ©2005
I never used to think much about the Supreme Being, or God, for short. It wasn't that I was an atheist. No, ever since I was a small child and read Little Pilgrim's Progress by flashlight, flaunting parental decree to go to sleep, I knew there was a compassionate order to everything. Then I became a Buddhist and was discouraged from attributing any kind of personification to energies. Later when I started seeing angels everyday, I figured they were ample proof of God, so I needn't worry about what the Big Guy in charge was like. >> more