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The Components of Courage

Number six in a series of seven articles on virtue

Courage is one of the most important of virtues. In fact, it is involved in the practice of all other virtues. 1,126 more words


ATTENTIVENESS: Beginning To Pay Attention by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

Shortly after I turned fourteen, in the winter of 1945, my mother left home.  Where she had gone and why was a mystery to me.  830 more words

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Kindness: The Graceful Virtue

Number five in a seven-part series on virtue

The virtue of kindness can be a confusing concept to understand because it can be defined in many ways. 1,117 more words


ATTENTIVENESS: Learning To Be Inattentive by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

Attentiveness is a learned practice; so is inattentiveness.  I learned to be selectively inattentive, and the roots of my inattentiveness go back to my childhood. 1,180 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: My Personal Daybreak by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

If Lauds is the time of first light, and spiritually the time of awakening to God, how does that awakening come to us? 744 more words

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The Distinction of Duty

Number three in a Sunday series on virtue

The oath of the Boy Scouts of America reads,

On my honor, I will do my best…

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ATTENTIVENESS: Daybreak—The Hour Of Beginnings by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

Oh! morning at the brown brink eastward, springs
because the Holy Ghost, over the bent
world broods with warm breast and ah!

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