Lessons from a Bean Sprout

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Bean sprout in hands

Every student in Mr. Palmer’s fourth-grade class nestled a dried bean into a Dixie cup of dirt. Instructions were precise: one inch…

Year-Round Gifts

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Mother Teresa

The remnants of cast-off wrapping paper are off the rug and out of sight until next December. The gifts remain to remind us of the…

Less Preference, More Peace

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Almost everyone agrees that becoming more loving is good, but how do we put that into action? That’s what virtue is all about….

The Logic of Love

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heart on clothesline

David Brooks, columnist and author of The Road to Character, gave the commencement speech at Dartmouth this year. It’s worth reading or…