Quote of the Week: Fulton Sheen

“Why is sin possible? Because we are free. You can tell a man he ought to do something, but in his will he can resist. Sin lies in the abuse of freedom. It has something to do with a wrong or an evil choice. We never sin without the will. We can take two attitudesContinue reading “Quote of the Week: Fulton Sheen”

Quote of the Week: G.K. Chesterton

“Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. All democrats object to men being disqualified by the accident of birth; tradition objects to theirContinue reading “Quote of the Week: G.K. Chesterton”

Called to Be Intelligent

Intellectuals, by popular opinion, are known as out of touch eggheads locked in Ivory Towers that we should not trust. This view, sometimes accurate when the shoe fits, leads us to disdain any sort of education that obviously does not have to do with our jobs. Chefs only learn from chefs, entrepreneurs only learn fromContinue reading “Called to Be Intelligent”

The 3 Goals of Reading: Entertainment, Information, and Understanding

For everything we do, we do with a goal in mind. The moment we walk out the door, we do so with a purpose. From the most  important tasks to the most trivial, we have an end in mind. The late great Stephen R. Covey, in his highly regarded book, The 7 Habits of HighlyContinue reading “The 3 Goals of Reading: Entertainment, Information, and Understanding”

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