Tag: virtue

Making Goodness Attractive

Here is a powerful thought from Mr. Rogers. He is speaking about the role of the media, in particular television. (This was referenced in Learning to Speak God From Scratch.) “It doesn’t matter what our particular job is. We are chosen to help meet the deeper needs of those who watch and listen, day and […]

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The Naughty or Nice List

Naughty OR Nice? Which list are you on? It’s part of the old Santa Claus mythos, but it reflects a deep awareness that right and wrong, good and bad, matter. And that there are consequences for choosing one way or the other. Let’s refine the question. Q1: What does it mean to be good? Q2: […]

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Engraved, Deeply Etched

Here is a quote on character that I spent time working with and using for some personal assessment. (Character) does require a conviction of a truth made sacred, abiding as an authoritative presence within consciousness and life, reinforced by habits institutionalized within a moral community. Character, therefore, resists expedience; it defies hasty acquisition. This is […]

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Character is Destiny

It has been said that character is destiny. Who you are and who you become – your essence, your nature, your internal way of being – is important above all things. This is why Proverbs 4:23 says, “Above all else, guard the heart. For it is the wellspring of life.” The Message translation says it […]

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