selfless

Is there Something Attached to your Giving?

The Good Samaritan by Eugene Delacroix

“What’s wrong?”  Jennifer asked as Rick walked in the house with a sour look on his face. “Nothing… everything… I don’t want to bother you with something this petty.  I’ll be okay in a few minutes.” “Oh no you don’t!  I want to help… please tell me what’s wrong.  Clearly something is weighing on you.” He looked at his wife […]

The Heart of a Business

My team and I spent yesterday afternoon doing something fundamentally crucial for the future of our company.  We didn’t have an offsite strategy session or an inspiring sales meeting.  We didn’t have a great client meeting or close a big deal.  No, we spent the afternoon giving back to the community. We visited My Sister’s House, which is part of […]

Daily Quote from Dr. Peter Kreeft

“If I say I’m doing well, I’m a proud, self-righteous, arrogant, self-satisfied, priggish Pharisee; if I say I’m doing lousy, I’m a miserable worm with a guilt complex and I need some psychiatry; and if I say I’m sort of fair to midland then I’m dull, wishy-washy, Charlie Brown. So what’s the solution? Don’t look at yourself. Take your temperature […]

A Selfless Man

I lit a candle recently and prayed during Eucharistic Adoration in our parish chapel for a man I know who was hospitalized last week for circulatory problems in his legs.  It is difficult for him to walk without pain and he is also suffering from emphysema.  The candle I lit burned brightly, more brightly than the others, for the hour […]