Our Moral Compass: Mediocrity vs. Talent

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Mediocrity is the quality or state of being mediocre which means being of moderate quality and not very good. British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's quote serves a reminder that when we live a life in mediocrity we know nothing … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Mediocrity vs. Talent

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 307): Growth and Comfort

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 307): Growth and Comfort

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 301): A Surplus of Effort Overcomes A Deficit Of Confidence

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 301): A Surplus of Effort Overcomes A Deficit Of Confidence

Our Moral Compass: Our Light Is Born Out Of Darkness

“The true light never hides the darkness but is born out of the very center of it, transforming and redeeming. So to the darkness we must return, each of us individually accepting his ignorance and loneliness, his sin and weakness, and, most difficult of all, consenting to wait in the dark and even to love … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Our Light Is Born Out Of Darkness

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 295): What It Takes To Be A Rebel

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 295): What It Takes To Be A Rebel

Our Moral Compass: Our Shortcomings Are The Dawn Of Our Qualities

“We all enter the spiritual path as ego-based beings, and as such we have ego-based hopes and fears. Practice is virtually never what we expect. We feel like we’ve got it all wrong, thinking, “The more I meditate the worse I become.” My teacher, Genden Rinpoche, always, responded to this by saying , “When you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Our Shortcomings Are The Dawn Of Our Qualities

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 289): We Must Be Consciously Rebellious

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 289): We Must Be Consciously Rebellious