Unschooled Wisdom from Common Sense

“Thank you, my dear. Now we’re rich, and Lucho will attend school. Wisdom lives in the brain and heart, not in the muscles.”

One Important Life Principle

important life principle

One important life principle is to make sure we have the feeling of fulfillment and joy as we age. I heard about countless young people who did not have a sense of purpose as if life on earth will be young forever, and the grave is but a great storied fiction. Time is the utmost treasure of life. Hence, one important life principle is to focus our attention on the currency of time.

Happiness in Christ is Better Experienced Than Explained

happiness christ better experienced than explained

Joy or positive emotions that we habitually experience with our inner being defines happiness. Such emotion, therefore, of delight and bliss starts from within us rather than by the stimulus that has caused the sense of satisfaction. You have a joyful experience seeing your grandchild, for example, an emotion that your wife does not share since she disliked her daughter-in-law very much. Caused outwardly at the surface by a particular stimulant, your happiness or unhappiness remains a subjective and personal option. Succinctly, it is you who choose to be happy!

Kindness Now Becoming a Fake Virtue—Used to Deceive?

kindness misunderstood as a fake virtue

Written: December 2, 2012 | Updated on March 31st, 2021 | Jun P. Espina | 1 min read

Kindness Misunderstood

Is it true that your kindness to others will always be rewarded? I don’t think so. We define kindness as the tendency of being forgiving or the “quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic.” Compassion that’s expecting a reward or a reciprocal attitude from whom we tendered kindness is deceptive and manipulative. For kindness is to be nice to others, free of any ulterior motives at all. Someone has well said that: “It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

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