George H.W. Bush was a man of moderation, a virtue sorely lacking in our current political climate. Perhaps you’ve heard it said that moderation is the ability to simultaneously ponder two different views and consider their virtues. Number 41 was excellent in this regard. This week, as you watch the funeral and read the tributes, consider the skill of moderation, which the former President exemplified well, and consider how you might apply it to your own thinking.

“President George Bush on the Texans sideline. Houston Texans Vs. New York Giants Reliant Stadium. Houston, Tx. Oct. 10, 2010.” by “AJ Guel“ Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC-BY2.0). Accessed 04 December 2018.