John Gile

A Quote by John Gile on rationalizations, beliefs, and god

Our philosophies of life
     often evolve from our way of life
           and not vice-versa.
In outher words,
     our philosophies of life
           are often mere rationalizations
                  for our behavior.
Rather than examining our beliefs
     and thinking about what we should be doing.
we do what we feel like doing
     and then put our minds to work,
            like defense attorneys
                   to come up with a good case for us.

John Gile

Source: Keeping First Things First, Pages: 43

Contributed by: FastDart

A Quote by John Gile on now, future, present, and illusion

The illusion
     that there will be some time in the future
           when all things will come together for us
                  interferes with our fully living today.
If we aren't living fully now,
      we never will.
The only time we ever have
      is the present.

John Gile

Source: Keeping First Things First

Contributed by: FastDart

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