Virtue of the Week: Sincerity

In a small college town a tavern frequented by students ran the following ad in the campus paper during the days before Parents Weekend: “Bring Your Parents for Lunch Saturday. We’ll Pretend We Don’t Know You!” The ad was soon challenged by the college chaplain, who posted a revised version on the campus bulletin board. […]

Virtue of the Week: Sincerity

Man would fain be great and sees that he is little; would fain be happy and sees that he is miserable; would fain be perfect and sees that he is full of imperfections; would fain be the object of love and esteem of men, and sees that his faults merit only their aversion and contempt. […]

Virtue of the WeeK: Sincerity

Sincerity and Technology Today’s generation has grown accustomed to losing themselves in their technology in order to avoid seemingly awkward and uncomfortable personal “face to face” interactions. Interactions where we are compelled to be sincere. Generally what young people say in social situations or wear or post on social media harbor double meanings — one […]

Virtue of the Week: Sincerity

Friends, The opposite (vice) of sincerity is hypocrisy, the practice of professing standards and beliefs that are contrary to one’s real character. We would like to put everyone into one box or the other. Either they are sincere or they are a hypocrite. It’s not that easy! As we journey through our lives, a “gap” […]