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Do to others as you would like them to do to you.

The Christmas Sermon:

The new tax reform bill has led to an intense debate over whether it would help or hurt the poor. Tax reform in general raises critical issues about whether the government should redistribute income and promote equality in the first place.

Jews and Christians look to the Bible for guidance about these questions. And while the Bible is clear about aiding the poor, it does not provide easy answers about taxing the rich. But even so, over the centuries biblical principles have provided an understanding on how to help the needy.

— Taxing the rich to help the poor? Here’s what the Bible says.

 

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Posted by on December 11, 2017 in Snippets

 

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Greed and Selfishness

Who is Saint Gregory?

Saint Gregory

It is by no means enough not to steal the property of others; you are in error if you keep to yourself the wealth which God has created for all. He who does not give to others what he possesses is a murderer, a killer; when he keeps for his own use what would provide for the poor, one can say that he is slaying all those who could have lived from his plenty; when we share with those who are suffering, we do not give what belongs to us, but what belongs to them. This is not an act of pity, but the payment of a debt. — Pope Gregory the Great (6th Century)

 
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Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Quotes

 

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Alienated Addicts of Consumption

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Posted by on December 10, 2016 in Articles

 

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Our Measurement of Worth Is Barbaric

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Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Articles

 

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Degradation of the Creation is Not Loving God

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Posted by on December 6, 2016 in Articles

 

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Live in a Way That Honors Who You Are

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“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ e.e. cummings

Five Key Questions to Ask Yourself:

1. What or who would you be if you knew you couldn’t fail?
2. What is your ninety-second personal elevator speech?
3. What are your core personal values?
4. What makes you genuinely happy?
5. If money were no object, how would you live your life differently?

So, find a quiet place and allow yourself plenty of time to go through and really think about each question and then just go for it.

Go ahead. Begin your journey. Change direction. Create new dreams or rediscover dreams you left behind.

 
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Posted by on December 1, 2016 in Articles

 

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Question Authority? Question EVERYTHING!

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Posted by on November 30, 2016 in Articles

 

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