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Why Do We Follow a Secular Compass?

I don’t know about you, but I rarely get through the day without feeling beaten up a little by the demands and pervasive negative influence of the world. It is difficult to find peace and block out the noise. I am challenged to avoid committing the same venial sins over and over each day. In my weakness, I tend to […]

Why Do We Follow a Secular Compass?

I don’t know about you, but I rarely get through the day without feeling beaten up a little by the demands and pervasive negative influence of the world.  It is difficult to find peace and block out the noise.  I am challenged to avoid committing the same venial sins over and over each day.  When I am weak and under […]

Placing People Over Profits

Short-term profits and “pay for performance” carry far more weight in our capitalistic system than does “doing the right thing” and placing people over profits.  Truly, the current hallmark of capitalism is making a profit and not ethical conduct. Wall Street offers little consolation for those companies who may have taken current charges against profitability in order to do the […]

Daily Quote from James Nolan

We are in the middle of a profound sea change affecting all aspects of life: social, cultural, economic, and political.  Changes are being played out all over the world.  Prompted by the alienation and uncertainty of our age, people—now more than ever—want to find a reliable moral compass.  They want to integrate their whole selves; integrate who they are with […]