Heart of Virtue - Prologueby Donald DeMarco. It is not possible to improve either our personal lives or our society apart from acquiring virtue.
Hospitality of the Heartby Catherine Doherty On the eve of the holiday season, it's good to remember what hospitality really is and reflects...
Humilityby Donald DeMarco. Donald DeMarco's explanation of the virtue of humility, the foundation of all the other virtues, shows it to be in rather sharp contrast to the popular notion of self-esteem. The humble person is he who makes a realistic assessment of who he is and puts that unillusioned judgment into practice. Neither judging himself smaller nor larger than he really is, he avoids despair as well as pride and enjoys the freedom to be who he is.
Justice, Wisdom, Courage and Moderation: The Four Cardinal Virtuesby Peter Kreeft. These four cardinal virtues are not the only virtues, but they are the cardes, the "hinges", on which all the other virtues turn. This is the foundation. Social and educational experiments must be built on this foundation, or on none. If we are to rebuild our civilization, or if we are to build a new one, we need to build on foundations whose posts reach down into our own being, at least.
Love is not toleranceby Bishop Fulton J. Sheen . Christian love bears evil, but it does not tolerate it. It does penance for the sins of others, but it is not broadminded about sin.