Thinking About Thanksgiving

“In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 The Bible is not subtle in its calls for thanksgiving. Repeatedly, urgently, and throughout its many books the reader is urged to “give thanks to the Lord, for He is good,” and “in all things give thanks.” In…

“Why Work?” by Dorothy Sayers

I have already, on a previous occasion, spoken at some length on the subject of Work and Vocation. What I urged then was a thoroughgoing revolution in our whole attitude to work. I asked that it should be looked upon, not as a necessary drudgery to be undergone for the purpose of making money, but…

The Making of a Citizen

By: Kim Swift “The philosophy of the classroom today will be the philosophy of government tomorrow.” ~Abraham Lincoln Pioneers are people who break new ground. They forge pathways across unchartered terrain where there are no footsteps to follow. They lead the way for others to follow. Sometimes, pioneers see trends that are far off in…

Good Fortune

Trends come and go, but certain traditions transcend the moment and stay with us for a very long time. The tradition of giving family heirloom gifts to celebrate the birth of a newborn baby or to mark the baptism or christening of a young child is one of those timeless traditions that we still hold…

Ratio is Important? As it turns out, Yes.

By: J.L. Greene I have never been greatly interested in math. Give me the stories of history and literature, the ideas of philosophy and the beauty of art—not the complexity of music and number. I’ve always been fairlygood at algebra,but never really understood the point of it all. Why, o why, does it matter whether or…