Tag Archives: Virtues

Living As Ambassadors of Christ

Based in part on 2 Cor 5: 20: Living As Ambassadors of Christ by Michael Doyle Are we out argued in our role As ambassadors who are to extol The virtues of our Christian life To be the peace and … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Necessary To Have the Principles of Virtue Early Inculcated On the Minds of Children and Morality Kept Alive

“Since private and publick Vices, are in Reality, though not always apparently, so nearly connected, of how much Importance, how necessary is it, that the utmost Pains be taken by the Publick, to have the Principles of Virtue early inculcated … Continue reading

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First Principles: May Our List of Virtues Include Curing Ourselves of Pride and Becoming More Humble

“My List of Virtues contain’d at first but twelve: But a Quaker Friend having kindly inform’d me that I was generally thought proud; that my Pride show’d itself frequently in Conversation; that I was not content with being in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Mankind Is Equal Before God and Law but Not In Talents, Abilities and Application of These

“When we say, that all men are equal; we mean not to apply this equality to their virtues, their talents, their dispositions, or their acquirements.” – James Wilson, Man as a Member of Society, 1791      

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First Principles: A Nation Should Promote the Minds and Morals of Its Children

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Change Is the Only Constant; Adapt and Thrive

“Change is the only constant in life, one’s ability to adapt to that change determines success in life.” – Benjamin Franklin What were your goals this year?  I am running so far behind.  I think after I post a poem … Continue reading

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