#107 – Pursue harmony (Ομονοιαν διωκε)

Harmony is often viewed as the opposite of strife. But harmony is not the opposite of striving with another for both to improve. It is the opposite of the negative strife of discord. We are told to “Despise strife” while also told to “Finish the race without shrinking back”. If harmony was the opposite of…

#106 – Be grateful (Ευγνωμων γινου)

This Maxim is so basic that sometimes I wonder why it is included. But then I realize that it is because this is so basic to society that we sometimes forget how important it really is. Grateful means appreciative of benefits received and it is this appreciation that we need to demonstrate to others in…