Practical Benefits of Dreams

The next day Helen called the pharmacist who filled her prescriptions.  “Is there a drug called Ornade?” she asked. “Yes, there is,” he said.  “It’s often used as a decongestant.”  As far as he knew, it had never been used as a remedy for her particular...

How to Remember and Interpret Your Dreams

Dream Symbology The real importance of dream symbology is in how it relates spiritually to your daily life.  A member of Eckankar I’ll call “Tim,” for his privacy, discovered this through a dream about his wife, who is not in Eckankar. In their outer life, his...

Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

If this answer doesn’t suit you, don’t read another word.  You have better things to do.  But maybe you’re one of the few people who doesn’t absolutely reject the above explanation for your unhappiness.  Then keep reading.  Perhaps you’ll see how and why individuals...

The Gift of Awareness

That entire day, I also felt unusually connected to my father, as if we were two sailors sharing a sacred moment. I wanted to stay forever. Twenty years later, at the age of thirty-four, I found myself facing problems in my family life. I noticed myself getting...

Healing a Broken Trust

The next morning, my family member left my hometown to bring me the food and money. Usually, the drive only takes a few hours. But the person didn’t show up until late in the evening. When she finally arrived, I asked why she was so late. She said she’d...