Our Ego

Our ego is our sense of self-esteem or self-importance. Every one of us has an ego. Some egos are big and some are small.  Our ego will help define who we are and how we relate to other people.  Our ego is vital to our very makeup.  There’s no ego when you’re a ukulele player.Continue reading “Our Ego”

Persistence – The Virtue of Never Giving Up

When you are the parent of a toddler, you may not be in agreement that persistence is a good quality.  You can easily bring to mind the times that you have said, “No” to something and that two-year-old kept asking again and again in the hopes that your answer would change.  “Boy is he persistent,”Continue reading “Persistence – The Virtue of Never Giving Up”

Virtues

People who have strong morals are considered to be virtuous, meaning they value honesty, respect, courage, kindness, etc.  These qualities allow us to pursue ideals we believe to be important for our lives.  While morals tend to be affiliated with religion, virtues are not.  Virtues are more associated with a philosophy than a religion.  TheContinue reading “Virtues”