Tag Archives: Materialism

A Lack of Financial Resources

This is part 2 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that … Continue reading

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The 47%

Margaret Thatcher is credited with saying, “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I whole-heartedly agree with that sentiment. Concerning capitalism, Talcott Parsons wrote in his forward to The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Gleaning

The Old Testament law of gleaning is a beautiful example of how to help people in need without becoming enablers. Listen to the Law of the Lord: “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the … Continue reading

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Seven Deadly Social Sins

Below are some timeless truths from Gandhi. They are referred to as the Seven Deadly Social Sins. All seven are worth meditating on today: Politics without principle Wealth without work Commerce without morality Pleasure without conscience Education without character Science … Continue reading

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