Virginia’s Republican Lt Governor Candidate Wrote an Interesting Book


Virginia’s Republican Lt. Gov. Candidate Wrote an Interesting Book
By  Betsy Woodruff
June 5, 2013 11:01 AM


Today on the homepage I’ve got a profile of E. W. Jackson, the Virginia GOP’s controversial candidate for lieutenant governor. There wasn’t room in that piece for a few passages from his book, Ten Commandments to an Extraordinary Life: Making Your Dreams Come True, that are interesting, so here are some additional thoughts from Jackson that didn’t make the cut:


... On the dangers of yoga:


When one hears the word meditation, it conjures an image of Maharishi Yoga talking about finding a mantra and striving for nirvana. . . . The purpose of such meditation is to empty oneself. . . . [Satan] is happy to invade the empty vacuum of your soul and possess it. That is why people serve Satan without ever knowing it or deciding to, but no one can be a child of God without making a decision to surrender to him. Beware of systems of spirituality which tell you to empty yourself. You will end up filled with something you probably do not want.


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Monday, June 10, 2013 - 10:45am