COMMENTARY 956.1: Righteousness Is Revealed in Conduct, Not Rhetoric

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It’s hard to look at the world and some of the people who seem to get ahead without occasionally asking ourselves why we should be ethical. However normal it is to think like this, the question should be off limits for people who profess strong religious beliefs. After all, what religion does not mandate morality? […]

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COMMENTARY 956.1: Righteousness Is Revealed in Conduct, Not Rhetoric

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Elizabeth Bibesco; English Writer (1897-1945)

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Elizabeth Bibesco English Writer (1897-1945)

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“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Elizabeth Bibesco; English Writer (1897-1945)

The American Banana Republic – GOP Debate Spent More Time …

… thing that I found interesting based on the post debate commentary of those who had the painful experience of watching it, was the fact that more time was spent discussing fantasy sports regulation, than Wall Street reform.

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COMMENTARY 955.5: It’s Not Easy

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Let’s be honest. Ethics is not for wimps. It’s not easy being a good person. It’s not easy to be honest when it might be costly, to play fair when others cheat, or to keep inconvenient promises. It’s not easy to stand up for our beliefs and still respect differing viewpoints. It’s not easy to […]

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COMMENTARY 955.5: It’s Not Easy

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Stephen Grellet Quaker clergyman…

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Stephen Grellet Quaker clergyman (1773-1855)

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I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Stephen Grellet Quaker clergyman…

“Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. Our souls are hungry for meaning, for the sense that we have figured out how to live so that our lives matter, so that the world will be at least a little bit different for our having…

“Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. Our souls are hungry for meaning, for the sense that we have figured out how to live so that our lives matter, so that the world will be at least a little bit different for our having passed through it.” – Rabbi Harold Kushner

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“Be curious; not judgmental.” – Walt Whitman

“Be curious; not judgmental.” – Walt Whitman

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COMMENTARY 955.4: Needing Approval More Than Advice

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No matter what Gary did, it was never enough to please his father. When he got seven A’s and three B’s, his dad asked about the B’s. When he described the wonderful girl he’d fallen in love with, he got a lecture cautioning that she may be different than he thought. He thought he had […]

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COMMENTARY 955.4: Needing Approval More Than Advice

“Work for cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” – Unknown

“Work for cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” – Unknown

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“Work for cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” – Unknown

It’s one thing to try to be better for someone who loves you and quite another to try to be different so someone will love you. Be yourself!

It’s one thing to try to be better for someone who loves you and quite another to try to be different so someone will love you. Be yourself!

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It’s one thing to try to be better for someone who loves you and quite another to try to be different so someone will love you. Be yourself!