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The Virtue I Lack...

“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

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Know Thyself...and Know Thy Friends!

In his famous treatise, Nicomachean Ethics, written over two thousand years ago, the Greek philosopher Aristotle states that « the love of friends for one another implies purpose, and purpose proceeds from a habit or trained faculty.» In other words, committing wholeheartedly to a friend is quite an undertaking. 736 more words

Aristotle

Forgetful Proverbs VII

1. Wisdom is mere dross until refined in the fire of action.

2. Try to touch truth and it moves; wait patiently, and it comes to you. 149 more words

Proverbs

Practicing Charity

Padre Quadrupani discusses practical ways to put the virtue of charity into practice:

“Assist your brethren in their needs whenever you can. However, you should always be careful to consult the laws of prudence in this matter and to be guided by your means and position. 258 more words

Bible

The Virtues of Solitude – 5. Appreciation

Did you know that only 10% of our mind functions consciously on a daily basis?

That leaves the other 90% functioning on an unconscious auto-pilot mode.   563 more words

Of vice and men

What is a vice? It is the darkening of some supreme good, one of those facets of the jewel we can rightly call a “good life”: love, faith, hope, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, faithfulness, benevolence, truth, and self-control. 237 more words

Miscellany

Unconscious Imitation

Nothing is better able to correct our defects of character, give us a keen desire to resemble our Lord, lead us to imitate Him in everything, and arouse the highest virtues in us.

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