The Hero

To be strong and to endure when the time comes, you must train your body. Like steel, you must temper it and remove the impurities. To perceive the environment and to act accordingly, you must train your mind. Grow in intelligence and knowledge. Grow through experience. To be able to move forward when those around […]

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Looking for Dirt

Charity 12/22/2019 My job is to find dirt. To be more specific, I look for dirt and other quality issues on the painted bodies of luxury cars. I am an auditor and finding dirt is one of my specific functions. I know what dirt looks like underneath the paint and can spot a speck that […]

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The Skeleton Keys #3: Give to the World

Charity 11/27/2019 I doubt it began with the Egyptian pharaohs, but they are a good starting point. They amassed huge fortunes when they were alive. And when they died, they took their wealth with them to their burial chambers. Why? Maybe they thought they could it would help them in the next life. Better safe […]

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A Clean Slate

Charity 11/17/2019 As the new member of my work team, I get the opportunity to listen to my teammates’ opinions of the other members of the team. If I listen to each of them and formulate my own opinions based on what they say, I am going to find myself with more negative views than […]

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Tao to Rise Up

Charity 11/10/2019 Ambition is tough. The desire to get ahead in the world is a natural thing for the one interested in her own self-development. She wants her life to be better tomorrow than it was yesterday. She looks around at those content with where they are at in life, and realizes that she wants […]

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Nothing Without Love

Charity 10/13/2019 Outside of the passage from the book of Genesis (ch. 2), it is no surprise that Paul’s great chapter on love in I Corinthians 13 is frequently read at weddings. After all, isn’t love the ideal reason for marriage in today’s society? For the common person, it is not for social or political […]

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Charity 2/24/2019

How far a little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. -William Shakespeare It is time to turn up the brightness! ____________________ The Virtue of Charity Many view the act of charity as financial aid to the less fortunate. But charity goes beyond gifts of money. We can be […]

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Charity 2/17/2019

Charity and personal force are the only investments. -Walt Whitman What are you doing to grow these two accounts? ____________________ The Virtue of Charity Many view the act of charity as financial aid to the less fortunate. But charity goes beyond gifts of money. We can be charitable in our actions to those who need […]

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Charity 2/10/2019

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. -Plato It only takes a moment to take the focus off of ourselves and shift it to those around us. ____________________ The Virtue of Charity Many view the act of charity as financial aid to the less fortunate. But charity goes beyond gifts of […]

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Charity 2/3/2019

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. -Harry S. Truman Don’t let pride stand in the way of the big picture. There is nothing wrong in letting others get the credit. ____________________ The Virtue of Charity Many view the act of charity as financial aid to […]

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