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PHILANTHRO-PAIDEIA: TEACHING ALTRUISM TO YOUTH

“There is a lad here, with five barley loaves, and two small fishes. But what are they among so many?” ~ John 6:9  Who will be the next generation of philanthropists? Where will they come from?  Will they emerge on

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THE DETOX TOOLBOX: THE 19th PSALM FOR THE 19th YEAR OF THE 21st CENTURY

“The culture of an organization is like a river. It can be fluid, strong and consistent, serving as a lubricant while guiding its members in the right direction. In contrast, a river can become stale and toxic, silently killing those

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Value of the Small Charitable Bequest

AMPLIFY THE BUTTERFLY: THE LOGIC OF THE SMALL CHARITABLE BEQUEST “Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk

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FINDING YOUR VOICE (Part IV) THE AKATHIST HYMN FOR LEADERS

“Happy is that house which is visited by some royal personage. But more happy is the soul that is visited by the Queen of the world, the most holy Mary, who cannot but fill with mercies and graces those blessed

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The Heroism of Sacrifice

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very un-dramatic. It is not the courage to surpass others at whatever cost, but the courage to serve others at whatever the cost.” Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) Holy Week commemorates the sacrificial passion of Jesus Christ.

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