Ego and the Spiritual Path

We are an¬†extremely competitive society. We can turn anything into a competition - to our detriment, I am afraid. If you can measure it, we can fight over who does it best. If you can quantify it, I guarantee you mine is bigger - unless being smaller is better, but to be honest most males…

Control the future?

Tennis player Naomi Osaka currently appears in a television commercial for Citizen watches in which she says, "I can control my future." No, Naomi, you can't. None of us can, an we have a collection of lovely (and sometimes trite) pieces of folk wisdom and spiritual teachings to remind us that we can't. Even wearing…