Month: May 2018

The Few, the Humble, the Aspiring Saints

Humility is the virtue that enables all the others.  It is easier to be Charitable, Kind, Patient, Chaste, Temperate and Diligent if we are first Humble.  Humility starts with gratitude.  To be grateful for the past that has made us who we are today,… Continue Reading “The Few, the Humble, the Aspiring Saints”

And on the sixth day God created…Lust?

“God created mankind in his image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.  God blessed them and God said to them: Be fertile and multiply” (Genesis 1:27-28). In creating us men and women He also gave us… Continue Reading “And on the sixth day God created…Lust?”

Look Out, Here Comes the Green-Eyed Monster!

Guess who coined the term, “the green-eyed monster,” and in what book it was first used?  William Shakespeare, Othello.  Might as well just give you the answer and save you a 15 second search.  I’m “green with envy” at how quickly the kids of… Continue Reading “Look Out, Here Comes the Green-Eyed Monster!”

Yeah, Yeah, Patience – How Long is That Gonna Take?!

Did you count your blessings and give something away last week?  Are you ready to move into a tiny home yet?  Today’s “V” topic; how to use the virtue of patience to overcome the vice of wrath.  Developing the “patience of a saint” to… Continue Reading “Yeah, Yeah, Patience – How Long is That Gonna Take?!”