Charity 2/3/2019

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. -Harry S. Truman Don’t let pride stand in the way of the big picture. There is nothing wrong in letting others get the credit. ____________________ The Virtue of Charity Many view the act of charity as financial aid to […]

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Hope 2/2/2019

I would not give a fig for the young man in business who does not already see himself a partner, or the head of a firm. -Andrew Carnegie Check your vision. We usually see what is ahead before we arrive there. ____________________ The Virtue of Hope There is a belief by some that tomorrow will […]

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Faith 2/1/2019

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. -Confucius It takes faith, but there is no half-way here. Go my friend, go. ____________________ The Virtue of Faith There are things out there that we cannot see, but we know it is there. Not only do we accept these truths, but we rely upon them with […]

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Courage 1/31/2019

The sluggard says, “A lion is outside; I might be slain in the street.” -Proverbs 22:13 Wake up, go outside, and take that lion down. Be the person you were meant to be. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you keep going even though your body and […]

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15 Ways to Find Peace within Yourself

Looking for peace? According to Marvin Gaye you have to find it within yourself first, but how do you do that? Here are 15 ways to help you find the peace you are looking for: Are you made up of the right things? “Character, not circumstances, makes the man.” –Booker T. Washington Are you without […]

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Justice 1/30/2019

Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. -J.C. Watts, Jr. In your heart, you know the right thing. Be of clear conscience. Be a person of character, always. ____________________ The Virtue of Justice What does it mean to live a just life? If right thoughts and right actions equal righteousness, can we be […]

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All the Small Things

Imagine getting in your car and going from 0 to 60. What seems like a simple process to the driver is really a series of many other small processes. You don’t all of a sudden show up at 60. You have to get there. You have to build up the momentum. You have to trust […]

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What Good Have I Done?

Last night I opened up Twitter and in my notifications was a question that made me pause and think. “Now that the day has passed, what good did you do today?” I will keep constant watch over myself, and, most usefully, will put each day up for review. -Seneca A new habit that I am […]

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Temperance 1/29/2019

Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. -William Faulkner Who are you really competing against? Now that you got that down, go out and win! _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if you don’t have it, then […]

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Prudence 1/28/2019

Go wisely and slowly, lest you rush, stumble, and fall. -William Shakespeare Slow and steady wins the race. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and social status. We can all grow in wisdom if we choose to pursue it. King Solomon regarded as […]

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