Virtue of the Week: Respect

As time goes on, I am , learning more and more about this valuable virtue. Not having lived there, it is hard to understand the respect that we should have for the sick, elderly and handicapped. This poem sheds some light: Blessed In Agingby Esther Mary Walker Blessed are they who understand My faltering step […]

Virtue of the Week: Respect

Blessed In Aging by Esther Mary Walker Blessed are they who understand My faltering step and shaking hand Blessed, who know my ears today Must strain to hear the things they say. Blessed are those who seem to know My eyes are dim and my mind is slow Blessed are those who look away When […]

Virtue of the Week: Respect

Respect is honoring the worth or dignity in a person or process. When we respect others, we take their preferences and ideas seriously. We thoughtfully weigh our own insights and experiences against theirs. Respect is merited particularly by those who are our elders, because knowledge, insight and wisdom often are hard won through a lifetime […]

Virtue of the Week: Respect

[do action=”vfquote” quote=”The secret of education is respecting the pupil.” author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” /] Respect Your Fellow Man This happened on American airlines. A 50-something year old white woman arrived at her seat and saw that the passenger next to her was a black man. Visibly furious, she called the stewardess, ”What’s the problem, ma’am?” […]

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