Four Great Virtues to Pursue…

Posted: August 3, 2007 in Biblical Topics, challenge, change, education, experiment, faith, forgiveness, hate, health, life, sin, tips, Virtues

This will be a new series similar to my old posts on patience and pride.  I still stand behind my old posts, but I think enough remains to be written that I won’t have to repeat myself.  Each day (if the Lord is willing and the schedule open) I will post on one of the below virtues.

Each post will follow the same rough outline.  I will identify a vice, name the virtue which can diminish that vice, and then list the benefits of that virtue.   It isn’t realistic to expect a total absence of vice in your life, but that doesn’t mean you have to let your vices control you.

And if you think virtues aren’t for you because you aren’t a religious person, think again.  These four virtues cut across all aspects of life: body, mind, and spirit.  For example, holding on to anger and refusal to forgive can cripple the spirit, preoccupy the mind, and have adverse health impacts on your body.

1. Flee Pride, Pursue Humility, Find Contentment

2. Flee Impulse, Pursue Patience, Find Calm

3. Flee Excuses, Pursue Honesty, Find Perspective

4. Flee Bitterness, Pursue Forgiveness, Find Peace

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Comments
  1. hiddenart says:

    Looking forward to your perspective.
    amanda

  2. […] But for the sake of reminiscing, let’s look back at topics and issues I have blogged about: virtues (patience and charity), the anti-virtue pride, faith, how we pray, reaping what we sow, the wisdom […]

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