December 2nd, 2016

Is truth under assault? In our internet age, there is a plethora of information available at the click of a button. So much so, that it’s hard to know what to believe anymore. The latest development on this issue involves … Continue reading

Ryan Lochte making a dumb face.
September 23rd, 2016

People make mistakes. It’s a fact of life. When this happens, we seek forgiveness from others. But for those who live in the spotlight, mistakes are greatly magnified. As opposed to everyday people, celebrities have millions of eyes on them. … Continue reading

Good measure, pressed down
April 30th, 2015

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” -Luke 6:38 Jesus spoke … Continue reading

Diligent Monks - ULC Monastery
January 29th, 2014

“He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.” – Menander Diligence refers to careful and persistent work or effort. The diligent carry a zealous yet careful nature in their actions. They have … Continue reading

Yin Yang Temperance - Universal Life Church Monastery
January 9th, 2014

Temperance is control over excess and over-indulgence. As such, it has many applications in Chastity, Humility, Prudence, and other areas that involve restraining impulse. Since Temperance is related to many other virtues, it is considered one of the four cardinal … Continue reading

A man donates his shoes to homeless girl
December 6th, 2013

  “Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.” -Mahatma Gandhi Virtuous Charity is a sense of love and kindness towards all others. It is considered the ultimate perfection of human spirit because it both … Continue reading