9. Resist the temptation to seek only quantity and low cost. Learn to appreciate the beauty of quality and good taste.
10. Avoid lavish display, especially of fancy gadgetry that leads to a desire to keep up with the e-Joneses with the latest version of this or that device.
As the season of Lent progresses, we would do well to do something that has an impact beyond our own spiritual lives. It would be good to practice charity toward our neighbor by looking at the big picture. Giving up frenetic intemperance is a good start.
John Horvat II, www.returntoorder.org, is an international speaker and author who heads the Tradition, Family, and Property Commission on American Studies.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
By Susan Crabtree - The Washington Times
President Obama forgot to return the salute of a U.S. Marine while boarding Marine One Friday morning, then came back out to shake the Marine’s hand, according to a tweet by CBS News’ Mark Knoller.