Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is essential to every relationship we have in life that matters – friendship, family, community, country, faith. The loyal person acts for and stays with and remains committed even when loyalty can be personally disadvantageous or costly for the loyal person to do so. AN OLD MAN AND HIS DOG An old man and […]

Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is essential to every relationship we have in life that matters – friendship, family, community, country, faith. The loyal person acts for and stays with and remains committed even when loyalty can be personally disadvantageous or costly for the loyal person to do so. We often wonder why kids nowadays don’t know anything about […]

Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

THE DEATH OF LOYALTY Several large American companies, including a few dot-com giants, have each laid off thousands of people in this past year, people who were over qualified for the job became disposable. Some of these people worked extremely hard for their employer, so hard that they made sacrifices that employees with less tenure […]

Leadership

Leadership is “influence”. The ideal leader is someone whose life and character motivate people to follow. The best kind of leadership derives its authority first from the force of a virtuous example, and not merely from the power of a “position”. By contrast, much of our world leadership today is nothing more than manipulation of […]

Putting Virtue First in Our Schools

The main problem facing our schools today is a lack of virtue. All of our other problems stem from it. Our educator’s attempts at school reform will fail unless character education and teaching the virtues is put at the top of the agenda. If students don’t learn about the virtues of self-discipline and respect for […]