The Secret Hidden from the Amoral

The Secret Hidden from the Amoral

According to the Bible, there’s a secret that’s hidden from the amoral, known only by the virtuous. The Book of Wisdom tells us that when we are not virtuous “we do not know the hidden counsels of God, nor do we grasp the recompense of holiness, nor discern the...
How Greed Affects Us All

How Greed Affects Us All

Have you read the list of the seven deadly sins lately? In case you’ve forgotten, they are the sins of pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth. We live in a society that doesn’t talk much about sin, but one deadly sin — greed – has begun to affect me and...
Lessons from the Legend of C.B. Pierce

Lessons from the Legend of C.B. Pierce

My great-grandfather, Calvin Berry Pierce, was a strapping man who wasn’t particularly patient, so my dad told me during one of our front porch conversations many years ago. Therefore, I’m living proof that a less-than-positive trait can travel at least four...
Good or Bad Applies More to People Than Professions

Good or Bad Applies More to People Than Professions

By the nature of the work, some occupations have a continuous, negative impact on society. Think of the unscrupulous payday lenders who exploit vulnerable working people with abusive interest rates, which the Bible soundly condemns, or manipulative phone scammers who...