Mores and magis
Zeal for service and doing more for God. These concepts from the Lasallian and Atenean cultures have been a mainstay in my mind lately. In a way, they capture what excellence means within the context of growing our virtues. Most importantly, excellence is not solely focused on one’s individual performance and self-growth, but rather, it is predisposed to a greater mission – something that transcends one’s self.
It’s easy to limit ourselves and do the bare minimum. But where is growth in that? This is not to say that we hustle all the time and burn ourselves out.
Resting after doing good and hard work is different from doing nothing and avoiding all kinds of work.
Matthew 5:38-42. Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles.
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-170: JUNE 19, 2023]