Provision #364: The Top 7 Values

Laser Provision In the past seven weeks we’ve described seven overarching values agreed to in 1993 by the Parliament of the World’s Religions and cultures. They are the seven biggies against which all other values can be compared and measured. This Provision summarizes those values and brings them down to earth, so that we can […]

Provision #363: Values, Values, Everywhere

Laser Provision In the past seven weeks we’ve described seven overarching values agreed to by 6,500 representatives of every possible religion and culture. They are the seven biggies against which all other values can be compared and measured. But they are hardly the only values that guide and direct people to do what they do. […]

Provision #362: The Value of Partnership

Laser Provision To listen to those who speak of men as being the “head of the household,” you would think that hierarchy is built into the very fabric of the relationship between men and women. But this does not represent the common value of our many religious and cultural traditions. Mutual respect, partnership, and understanding […]

Provision #361: Honesty is the Best Policy

Laser Provision Hopefully you heard this one at an early age: Do not lie! Speak and act truthfully! This is such a universal core value that it can’t be expressed strongly enough. And yet we all fail to measure up at different times and for different reasons. In your personal and professional life, this Provision […]

Provision #360: Tolerate Differences

Laser Provision It’s easy to become intolerant of people who are different. Their difference questions our identity. Pack enough emotion into the equation, and it’s easy to see why people become fearful of and violent with each other. But getting to know people as individuals can turn this around. We can learn not only to […]