Happiness Is…

by Mario C. Veo We know that the true meaning of Life lies first in being happy, for only now can we pursue a greater Path…after all, I have never seen a grumpy Guru, have you ? Yet, again and again, we are told that we have to give up our human, mundane pleasures, that…

Walk The Talk… Or Quack Like A Duck

by Mario C. Veo New Age ‘spirituality’ has long been popular…and often abused by unscrupulous people – shocking, is it?! Consider that anyone can call themselves a ‘psychic’, or teach something they just read about, or style themselves a ‘Guru’… it’s all just ‘performance art’ – but that is designed to take advantage of your good nature!…

The Wise Man and Folly

© 2018 Mario C. Veo – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore newsletter August 2018 by Mario C. Veo Long, long ago, in a peaceful land, there lived this wise man way up in the mountains… not too far from this little village. He was a gentle wise man, and so all the little…

How Evil Wins…

© 2018 Mario C. Veo – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore newsletter August 2018 by Mario C. Veo This is a true story… I should know, it happened to me. I was in my late thirties, successful business owner, happy with my achievements, with a good and loyal staff, and clients who were…

Turn The Other Cheek

© 2018 Bob Romero – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore newsletter August 2018 by Bob Romero My teacher in my metaphysical classes has said that to turn the other cheek does not mean to be a pacifist and let others attack you, it means let no harm be done. So you are fully…

An Unexpected Journey

© 2018 Mario C. Veo – Reprinted with permission from Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore newsletter April 2018 by Mario C. Veo It started well past Spring when this little leaf decided to finally emerge, the last of the many. All others had long since grown to their full size, and now, adorned in bright colors,…