Most ancient philosophies and spiritual traditions acknowledge some version of four cardinal virtues. Content curated and created on this site explores those:
- The courage needed to pursue and persist with long-term endeavors: anyone can be excited for a few days, far fewer for a few years, almost no one for thirty years.
- Standing with a moderate perspective in a society that begs us to take sides and form strong opinions: the opposite of faith is likely not doubt, but closer to certitude. I’d rather keep the faith.
- Seeking wisdom that is beyond our inspiration or understanding: often, we need to trust that waiting in the belly of the whale is right where we need to be. “Fixing” is usually not the answer.
- Living a life of service: how can I give? v. what can I get? The more we let go, the more we receive. The more we receive, the more we can let go. So the circle continues.
I’ve only tasted these just enough to know their truth. All I can do is try my best to cultivate them more daily. In the meantime, please don’t judge me.
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