He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven. ~ George Herbert A key leadership attribute is the ability to forgive. There is a need for it in our homes where simple misunderstandings can turn into … Continue reading For Sunday: The Bridge
It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. ~ St. Francis of Assisi Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best, "what you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say." If you want to inspire greatness, be great yourself. If you want to change the world, first … Continue reading For Sunday: Our Walking is our Preaching
Your first duty in life is towards your afterself. So live that your afterself - the man you ought to be - may in his time be possible and actual. Far away in the years he is waiting his turn. His body, his brain, his soul, are in your boyish hands. He cannot help himself. … Continue reading For Sunday: The Hour of Your Decision is the Crisis in Your Destiny
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~ Henry Brooks Adams
I paid a dime for a package of seeds And the clerk tossed them out with a flip. "We've got 'em assorted for every man's needs," He said with a smile on his lip, "Pansies and poppies and asters and peas! Ten cents a package! And pick as you please!" Now seeds are just dimes … Continue reading For Sunday: The Package of Seeds
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. ~ Benjamin Disraeli
Although we treasure newer friends, We cannot forget the old. The new ones are like silver, The old ones purest gold.
To every man there openeth A Way, and Ways and a Way. And the High Soul climbs the High Way, And the Low Soul gropes the Low, And in between, on the misty flats, The rest drift to and fro. But to every man there openeth A High Way, and a Low, And every man … Continue reading For Sunday: The Ways
In New York City on 5th Avenue and 65th Street is a Jewish Synagogue. On the exterior wall, chiseled in granite, are these two inscriptions: "Does justice love mercy?" "Walk humbly with thy God."
At Westminster Abbey, on the plaque beneath which lies the Unknown Soldier, is this inscription: "They buried him among the kings because he had done good toward God and toward his house."