Why the fear and darkness during Halloween?

Every year on October 31, people observe "All hallow's eve", also known as Halloween. Today, the main characteristic today is one of gore, darkness, fear, frivolity and other base things. But why do we choose to express darkness and fear instead of light and beauty? To answer this question, consider the following points: 1. Halloween … Continue reading Why the fear and darkness during Halloween?

Food for Thought: What is the role of desires in temptation?

"As tension cannot occur without the chain, so can temptation not be felt without desire." https://youtu.be/Ni75-fCcL6w The fettered man What is temptation? Imagine a man wakes up and finds himself chained to a wall by invisible steel fetters. But who, making no effort to leave the wall, hardly notices the chains and thus cannot experience … Continue reading Food for Thought: What is the role of desires in temptation?

Q & A: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”

Question: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”  Does it mean that anything you ask God for, He will give to you? And the knocking part, is He referring to The Kingdom of Heaven opening to you while … Continue reading Q & A: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”