Working for Good – SBNR Daily 2-9-11


Don’t Stone the Vatican, The Mormon Musical, The iPhone Confession App…

Working for Good – SBNR Daily 2-9-11

Today’s Goodness: Can a for-profit company be a powerful force for good in the world? Jeff Klein and Julie van Amerongen, from Working for Good, think so. They bring the theory of “Conscious Capitalism” to life, by providing marketing and business development to companies that desire to do good. And we think most companies could benefit from that.

Check out Working for Good.

Celebrate the spirit of who you are! ~The SBNR Team

Today’s Teaching:


“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind – you are the one who hears it.”

From: The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
By Michael A. Singer

Today’s Meditation:


The impossible – what nobody can do until somebody does.
~Author Unknown

We may take flight for granted these days, but this video of the Wright Brothers reminds us that there is no such thing as impossible.

Spirituality Posts:

1. Kathleen Sands: It’s Not About Religion
“By invoking God – whether a “Republican” God or a “Democratic” God – the effect is to claim a divine imprimatur on one particular side of the debates that follow. In other words, the invocation obstructs the very deliberation it is supposed to commence.”

2. Mark Silk: Don’t Stone the Vatican
“We should understand that there was enough blame to go around–even to relative good guys like then-Cardinal Ratzinger–but certainly not expect the Vatican to issue a collective mea culpa.”

3. Joanna Brooks: LDS Church Responds to South Park Mormon Musical
“…one of the big stories in the world of Mormonism this year will be The Book of Mormon, a Broadway musical… telling the tale of two naive but well-meaning LDS missionaries to Uganda who, faced with the realities of mass human suffering, collide with the limits of their insular Book-of-Mormon-Belt worldview.”

Top Spirituality News:

1. The Daily Herald: Proposed Bill Could Protect Many Religious Activities
“A legislative proposal protecting Utahns from prosecution because of their religious beliefs is so broad some say it might legalize everything from polygamy to smoking peyote.”

2. Reuters: Bless Me iPhone for I Have Sinned — An App for Catholic Confession
“An iPhone app aimed at helping Catholics through confession and encouraging lapsed followers back to the faith has been sanctioned by the Catholic Church in the United States.”

3. The New York Times: Pause in Fighting Over Temple Between Thailand and Cambodia
“Thai and Cambodian soldiers watched each other across a narrow, forested ravine Tuesday during a pause in some of the fiercest fighting in years in a lingering border dispute.”


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