Category Archives: Respect

The Golden Rule

That simple concept we call the Golden Rule seems to be universal. Jesus said we should ‘do to others as we would have them do to us.’ Hinduism teaches that ‘Those gifted with intelligence should always treat others as they … Continue reading

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Never discount people you think can’t do anything for you.

An elderly couple once went to see the President of Harvard College, who begrudgingly gave them a few minutes of his time. They told him they wanted to erect a memorial to their son. He told them that Harvard didn’t … Continue reading

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The weakness of God

Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propagandist, used to refer to Mahatma Gandhi as a fool and a fanatic, because he didn’t have the sense to build a military organization. Goebbels was certain that Gandhi, who was deeply influenced by Christ’s Sermon … Continue reading

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A Class Act

The term “class act,” describes behavior so virtuous that it puts normal behavior to shame. It was a class act when wealthy Benjamin Guggenhiem, gave his life jacket to a woman passenger on the Titanic and then put on white … Continue reading

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Hats off to a black woman

Nelson Mandela’s great friend Archbishop Desmond Tutu, says that he was first influenced to become a Christian minister as a boy when he was out walking with his mother. They saw a white man walking towards them, and in those … Continue reading

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