Virtue of the Week: Wisdom

The Wise Old Woodcutter Once there was an old man who lived in a tiny village. Although poor, he was envied by all, for he owned a beautiful white horse. Even the king coveted his treasure. A horse like this had never been seen before—such was its splendor, its majesty, its strength. People offered fabulous […]

Virtue of the Week: Wisdom

The Wise Old Woodcutter Once there was an old man who lived in a tiny village. Although poor, he was envied by all, for he owned a beautiful white horse. Even the king coveted his treasure. A horse like this had never been seen before—such was its splendor, its majesty, its strength. People offered fabulous […]

Virtue of the Week: Wisdom

Ted Talks – Barry Schwartz On Our Loss Of Wisdom Barry Schwartz gives a great talk on practical wisdom in a world gone mad with bureaucracy. This is well worth the time. Wisdom for High School Students By Charles Sykes RULE 1. Life is not fair; get used to it. RULE 2. The world doesn’t […]

Look Up

Friends, Some great information and a timely message. Kind of makes you think. Look Up by Gary Turk

Virtue: Walk the Walk

Friends, To those of you who are working to grow virtue every day……..I say “Thank You”! Remember, it’s better to be “passionate” about virtue rather than “concerned“. An ounce of passion is worth a pound of concern. It’s better to put into practice things that we have already learned about virtue rather than to try […]

A Five Alarm Fire

Rescuing our kids from the toxic cultural fire they are being raised in. We live in a drastically different world than the one our parents and we adults grew up in. There are a lot more pressures and distractions on today’s youth. Post Modernism, rapid technological developments, our struggling economy, the disintegration of the family, […]

Virtue of the Week- We are what we think!

Friends, The other day I was having lunch with a friend and talking about our Virtue First Program. He was telling me that he receives our virtue information each week, but that he really didn’t know what to do with it. Of course, I proceeded to lecture him about the different actions one can take […]

Wake Up!

Friends, The world will serve you comfort on a platter, all you have to do is be mediocre. But we were not made for comfort or mediocrity. We were made to live “outside the box”, to embrace the pain and suffering of this world and mold it into our success. We were not made for […]

Every Man’s Journey

From 12-35 young men are told to climb the ladder of success and pursue work, family, career, and success. They embark on a heroic journey of doing to achieve their destiny. Somewhere in the middle of life, typically in a man’s forties or fifties, he faces a crisis of limitations. This is often called a […]

THE FARMERS DONKEY

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well.. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his […]