Character Comment – A Selfish Heart

Last week we looked at an article by Mark Hamby entitled “The Greatest Legacy.” He argued that “the greatest blessing and legacy we can leave to our children is not found in our bank accounts or lands or houses but in our example of self-sacrifice, endurance, character, and hope.” This week, I want to look further at the concept of self-sacrifice as opposed to selfishness. I am currently...
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Character Comment – The Greatest Legacy

Below is an excellence musing from Mark Hamby, of Lamplighter Publications. Enjoy this food for thought and family discussion. The Greatest Legacy Mark Hamby The ancient Spartans had a secret that allowed them to be the fiercest of warriors. They understood that to win wars they needed to raise children who embraced self-sacrifice more than any pleasures which might be enjoyed. Known for their...
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Character Comment – 11.11.11

11.11.11 I never served in the military. My father served in the Second World War, but died when I was rather young, so I know little of his service. My stepfather served in the First World War, but spoke little of it. Upon his passing, my stepbrothers and I found some of his writings, which made for interesting reading. Near the end of the war, he served as a Field Artillery Second Lieutenant...
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