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Fortitude – Week 8

This year, I will reflect on the four cardinal virtues through daily practice and meditation, intentionally focusing on one per season. After starting the year with prudence, temperance, and justice – I now reflect on fortitude, or the deliberate exercise of strength and courage in the face of evil.  534 more words

Moral Reflections

Patience, or a Lack Thereof...

“Patience is a virtue” — William Langland

We have all heard that saying. I’m sure it was my mom who first said it to me, God knows how many years ago. 526 more words

General

Influencing with an Impact

Life feels meaningful when we have a purpose in mind and we are progressing towards the fulfillment of that purpose. On the way to the fulfillment, we already have to make choices: what to do and what not to do. 135 more words

Leadership

SAPIENS CULTURE VERSUS THE HOMO-ECONOMICUS HERD

With the devolutionary success of the Homo economicus, the herd virtues have also devolved into obsessions with what has been bought, or, what could be bought, or should be bought. 468 more words

Philosophy

Finding the Treasure in my Uniqueness

I sat silently watching as my oldest carefully placed one popsicle stick on top of the next forming a very symmetrical box comprised of sticks and gooey globs of semi-dried glue. 857 more words

Faith

Ordinary Saints

From An Easy Way to Become a Saint by Father Paul O’Sullivan, 1949

SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX

We have a striking example in our own days of a canonized saint who was actually given to us as an example of how to become holy, by what she herself tells us is the easy, the “little way” to Heaven. 1,509 more words

Spiritual Tidbits

Fortitude - Week 7

This year, I will reflect on the four cardinal virtues through daily practice and meditation, intentionally focusing on one per season. After starting the year with prudence, temperance, and justice – I now reflect on fortitude, or the deliberate exercise of strength and courage in the face of evil.  604 more words

Moral Reflections