The following is a modernization/paraphrase of Reparation from Some Fruits of Solitude by William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) with some reflections following. If you have hurt someone in any way, don’t try to defend your actions: Own up to it! If you do so, you have the chance of gaining forgiveness. … Continue reading Reparation
What are the qualities of true friendship? What should we look for in others and aspire to ourselves?
Two simple rules on giving/lending money (and other things) and the benefits of being generous.
How we handle disappointment and setbacks says a great deal about our spiritual condition. William Penn (1644 -1718) shares some wisdom on handing trials and coming out the better for them.
"If" by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you But make allowance for their doubting too, If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal … Continue reading If
We have a rule in our house: "Happy or Bed." It is a matter of great consternation to my wife and I that this rule can only (unfairly in our opinion) be applied to the children and not the adults.