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Besides the earth, man’s principle resource is man himself. His intelligence enables him to discover the earth’s productive potential and the many different ways in which needs can be satisfied.
– Pope John Paul II
Lord, when I feel regret, anger and disappointment toward others, I pray for the gifts of acceptance and forgiveness
In Ghana, an often-heard word for God is the name Onyame. The literal translation is ‘He, who when you get him, you are fully satisfied.’ Those who know that Onyame is God’s name alone will be the ones who can move through this world freely and unfettered. And no created thing will ever be able to deceive them.
– Kenneth E. Grabner
Focus Your Day
Lord, you gave us the gifts of talent, please continue to give us the drive to honor you through our gifts
Norquist’s company has planted more than 100,000 square feet of greenery on rooftops and walls, and was responsible for more than one-third of the green roof space installed in New York last year. Although Norquist is a veteran of the nonprofit world, she’s proving adept at leading a company in a fast-growing industry.
– Christine Lagorio
Inc.’s 31 Stories of Small Business Success
What does the world want? Build a company that answers this question in all its shades of meaning, and you’ve unlocked the most intricate riddle of marketing, of business, and arguably of human culture itself.
You know, Lord. You knew yesterday who I would be today, and you know today who I’ll be tomorrow. Maybe I don’t need to know myself as well as I thought.
– Maribeth Walker
A Moment With God for Graduates: Prayers for Every Graduate
Virtues belong to the soul, according to St. Thomas Aquinas – but companies do not have souls; man does. And when man has perfected the virtues – prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance – he is as God intended him: a sound manager.