Quote of the Day

One of the temptations of upper-middle-class life is to create larger gray areas between good and evil.  Wealth takes away the sharp edges of our moral sensitivities and allows a comfortable confusion about sin and virtue.  The difference between the rich and poor is not that the rich sin more than the poor, but that the rich find it easier to call sin a virtue.  When the poor sin, they call it sin; when they see holiness, they identify it as such.  This intuitive clarity is often absent from the wealthy, and that absence easily leads to the atrophy of the moral sense

– Henri Nouwen


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