Through spiritual thoughts, we gain power and cultivate strong minds. God represents all good qualities, such as self-sacrifice, love and compassion.
The impermanent, which is the body, is given too much importance. The permanent, which is the Atman, is completely forgotten. This should change.
How to attain concentration? There are no short cuts. Constant practice is needed. In the beginning, it is a great thing if by chance we get even one or two minutes of concentration in an hour. We should make continuous and sincere effort without stopping until we gain one pointed concentration.
Look at Nature. Nature is a book from which we must learn. Each object in it is a page of that book.
Creating fear and respect in order to teach obedience cannot be called disciplining. True constructive disciplining takes place when love is allowed to blossom.
What we need is peace of mind. We can gain that only through the control of our mind.
Love is the very foundation, beauty and fulfillment of life. If we dive deep enough into ourselves, we will find that the one thread of universal love ties all beings together. As this awareness dawns within us, peace alone will reign.
The only way to put an end to the ruler of these negative thoughts and emotions is to develop awareness.