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Fulton J. Sheen on Doing Good v Refraining from Doing Bad


Originally posted on Rubber Tyres –> Smooth Rides:
Fulton J. Sheen, Roman Catholic Bishop and early television preacher (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   “We can think of Lent as a time to eradicate evil or cultivate virtue, a time to…

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Love, the Feeling, versus Love, the Capacity (Immature Love versus Mature Love, part 2)


. A properly (or fully) developed human being is a Loving human being. Love, ultimately, is a capacity. A capacity that develops as the result of developing many other capacities and virtues and behavioral predispositions. Some of these are of … Continue reading

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Love Is More Than A Feeling—Much More Than A Feeling; It’s A Virtue


. . One of the things that we as a culture have forgotten (did we ever really know it? Has any culture every really known it?) is that love is much more than just a feeling. Love is equally, if … Continue reading

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Why Marriages and Long-Term Relationships Succeed or Fail


The short answer is: it all comes down to the level of character development of the two people in the relationship and the reason why they entered into the relationship. Deeply decent people have it within themselves to make a … Continue reading

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