Above All, Do No Harm

The idea of “doing no harm” underlies many important service traditions.  The Hippocratic Oath, often taken by students upon graduating from medical school, reads in part:  “I will prescribe regimens for the good of my patients according to my ability and my judgment and never do harm to anyone.” The General Rules of The United…

I Am Rich, I Am Poor

“How can anyone get into heaven?  It must be impossible!”  That’s what Jesus’ disciples said to him after he had told a very rich young man that he had to give everything away in order to inherit eternal life. Most of us aren’t asked to give everything away, but there certainly is invitation to give…