Character Comment – Our Daily Life, Part 7

Mark Hamby, writing about “The Eternal Perspective on Work” asks, “How do we teach our children to make the most of their time here and now?” In his answer, we find the admonition from Ecclesiastes: “Whatever thy hand finds to do, do it with all thy might.” And “Why?” asks Mr. Hamby. “Because, as John Luhmann writes, ‘every day you are becoming who you will be...
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Character Comment Index

Date Title Comments 1/2/16 Initiative   1/9/16  Believing God Will Do What He Says   1/15/16 Making the Most of Ones Self  John Wooden 1/20/16 Seize the Moment  Why Bad Things Happen 1/26/16 This is Not a Day Care 2/2/16 The test of morality of society Bonheoffer 2/9/16 The test of morality of society – part 2 Bonheoffer – mentors influence 2/16/16 The...
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Character Comment – Our Daily Life, Part 6

As I prepared the next installment of what has become a lengthy consideration of “Our Daily Life” by Timothy Shay Arthur, I can’t help but wonder what your thoughts might be. Continuing the theme of developing godly character through life’s common experiences, Arthur ended last week’s comments by challenging us with these words: “Every workshop, and store, and office, and domestic...
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Character Comment – Our Daily Life, Part 5

I want to pick up where I left off last time: Character Advocates, I would challenge you to give serious thought to these words and to review them with your children. There is much here that will challenge and aid us all in our TEAM2work endeavor. One favorite book I frequently reference is The Teen Whisperer, a fascinating read by Mike Linderman, a man who deals with troubled youth on his...
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Character Comment – Our Daily Life, Part 4

We are continuing with the fourth installment of “Our Daily Life” by Timothy Shay Arthur, continuing with the theme, life’s common experiences towards developing godly character. Arthur Shay closed Part 3 by saying, There is no useful employment which does not afford the means and opportunities for the formation of a virtuous and excellent character. The youth of either gender, whether at...
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Character Comment – Our Daily Life, Part 3

We continue with the theme of life’s common experiences from an article by Timothy Shay Arthur. Arthur made an interesting observation in Part 2: “If the Creator, in his wisdom, had seen fit, He might have so formed us that we should need no clothing, no food, and no habitation.” Think about our Lord’s statement in Matthew 6: “Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap...
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