In the past (and some continue the practice today) Quakers referred to the days of the week by number, with Sunday being First Day, Monday Second Day, etc. This was because they objected to naming the days after Roman gods. This is a First Day morning.
The following is from the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (25th Anniversary Edition) The principles I am referring to are not esoteric, mysterious, or “religious” ideas. There is not one principle taught in this book that is unique to any specific faith or religion, including my own. These principles are a part of most every major enduring religion, as well as enduring social philosophies and ethical systems. They are self-evident and can easily be validated by any individual. It’s almost as if these principles or natural laws are part of the human condition, part of the human consciousness, part of the human conscience. They seem to exist in all human beings, regardless of social conditioning and loyalty to them, even though they might be submerged or numbed by such conditions or disloyalty.”
He goes on to identify some of these principles as fairness, integrity, honesty, growth, potential, human dignity, excellence, service, nurturance, encouragement and patience.
“The film is about organizing principles that are also permanent virtues and values,” says Fox. “Community, democracy, civil disobedience, creativity, human rights, innovation, courage, love, resilience, generosity. We need these values if we’re going to win any of these climate battles. But we’re going to need them even more if we lose them.”