Revisiting Virtue

When you die, what will be said about you? Will those who gather together to grieve your passing do so to honor the individual that you were or will they be there to close a door in life?

What about the workplace? Do the people who you work with speak of you well? Or, the moment that you are out of the room, does the gossip and rumors begin?

How about at home? Are you providing an example for your children to model their lives after? Or, will they grow up with an example of how not to live their lives before them? Continue reading “Revisiting Virtue”

A Life of Virtue

Are you a virtuous individual? When your life is examined, what will people say about you? What does it mean to have virtue? Dictionary.com states that virtue is conformity of one’s life and conduct to moral and ethical principles. Scripture tells us that when Jesus was walking the streets of Jerusalem, a woman touched his robe and virtue flowed from him.

Plato, who is widely considered to be the greatest of all philosophers, asks the question “can virtue be taught? Or is it not teachable but the result of practice, or is it neither of these, but men possess it by nature or in some other way?” Continue reading “A Life of Virtue”

Are we ethical?

From government interactions to corporate decisions to the individual choices that we make in our own homes, ethical decisions are at the forefront of our mind. What is right to do, to say, and to feel is important, not only for you but for everyone. It is not just about being “politically correct”. What is more important is the results of how we live out our lives. Continue reading “Are we ethical?”

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