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Discipline to Success: The Spiritual Attribute

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Building Your
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Having Virtue

Virtue defines a person who has manly strength and courage. Manly strength is different from physical strength. Manly strength is internal mental strength — the inner strength to control your appetites and passions. Manly strength means that you will sacrifice your interests, and even your own lives if necessary, to defend your principles and the lives of others.

In the classic film, “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy and her friends seek the Wizard for special favors. Dorothy wants to return home; the Scarecrow wants a brain; the Tin Man wants a heart; and the Lion wants virtue.

A virtuous person has courage, much like the courage the Lion needed to become the King of Jungle, as was his right. A virtuous person has the same courage — not the courage to rule over a kingdom, but the courage to face adversity and disappointment.

Virtue defines a person who adheres to moral laws such as honesty, integrity and truthfulness. People with virtue would never cheat another person. They honor their oaths and commitments and remain honest in all of their convictions. People who are virtuous are held in high esteem because of their trustworthy and ethical acts.

Virtue defines someone who possesses a moral excellence. Moral excellence means that we elevate ourselves above the worldly filth that can demoralize our character. A virtuous person does not engage in X-rated materials, violence and language that corrupt the sanctity of sexual, religious and personal values. A virtuous person seeks a higher ground of moral living. Instead of wasting time with sexual fantasies and deplorable language and violence, a virtuous person engages in activities that uplift the moral character.

We can obtain virtue by —

• having manly strength and courage to honor our principles and values.
• conforming to a standard of right.
• becoming a person of commendable quality.
• exercising a particular moral excellence.

Next week: we will start our discussion on the spiritual attribute: having patience.

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