Tag Archives: Virtue

Farewell & Bon Voyage!

“Truly I say unto you, unless you change and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Son of Man It has been a slice sharing my creative side with you all and connecting with fellow … Continue reading

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Recognize Erroneous Proclivities

“Before you can reform yourself, you must realize your error.” – Seneca, Letter 28.9 Before we can improve ourselves, we have to acknowledge our flaws. The same can be said with repairing a car engine, unless we can figure out … Continue reading

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Honor—Reason—Virtue

“Perfected reason is called virtue, and is also the same as the honorable.” – Seneca For those of you who have acquainted yourselves with Seneca’s letters, you may have discovered that he holds reason, virtue and honor as one and … Continue reading

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Core Life Skills

“An archer ought not to hit the mark sometimes and miss it sometimes: anything that gets its results by chance is not a skill.” – Seneca Here’s a brief summary of the core virtues (skills) that matter most in my … Continue reading

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Philosophy Begins in Wonder

“The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth.” – Albert Einstein At the heart of a good education remains wonder. No matter how you turn the principles … Continue reading

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Digging for Philosopher’s Gold

“Men dig tons of earth to find a measly piece of gold.” – Heraclitus An ounce of pure gold will land you about 2 thousand dollars here in Canada. Should you hire a private contractor to dig up your backyard … Continue reading

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Respect Holds Common Ground

“Our own worth is measured by what we devote our energy to.” – Marcus Aurelius Representatives from all around the world powwow in order to address the major issues pertaining to Global Change but seated at the round table resides … Continue reading

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Avoid Unnecessary Suffering

‘Suffering is neither unendurable nor everlasting, if you keep its limits in mind and do not add to it through your own imagination.’ – Epicurus Whether grieving loss or separation, or experiencing the tension of fatigue or anxiety, the reins … Continue reading

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Dignity Grounds the Profound

“Wisdom purges our minds of illusion, giving them a substantive dignity while curtailing the sort of dignity that is all empty show.” – Seneca, Letters from a Stoic Based on this quote one might gather that dignity allows for composure … Continue reading

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Living with Congruence

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” – Gordon A Eadie We experience personal integrity when what we say, do and believe are in congruence. This doesn’t automatically fall into place, but requires ongoing effort and … Continue reading

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