The real universe including man is spiritual.
Much turbulence clamors for attention in our increasingly urbanized world.
Christ Jesus referred to a very valuable admonition of the Old Testament, an admonition basic to Christianity, when he told his followers, "Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
When I am temptedTo feel impatientWith the adult'sReluctant faith,And annoyedWith the adolescent'sSophistication,And indignantWith humankind'sThoughtlessness,Then help me, dear Father,To pause and rememberThat they, even as myself,Are all underYour mandate of progress,And that one dayWe shall each standFully cladIn the radiancyOf Christ awareness;And help me insteadTo hallow and honorThis perfect selfhoodThat I mayHasten the hourOf its fulfillmentAnd also maintainMy ownPeace of mind.
Some young people use alcohol in an attempt to be part of the "in" crowd or to make a dreary human situation seem attractive or at least bearable.
Although many people have never had more time or longer holidays for rest and recreation than they now enjoy, too often a true sense of rest is missing because the real source of rest and composure is not recognized.