Receptiveness to love.
Power that never abates.
Always smiling on the ‘inside’.
Human motivation that ‘builds’.
Mutual caresses between ‘man’
Espousal of moderation and
Seemingly gleaming veneer that
is actually integral.
The subtle, constant coaxing
within to be more complete.
Never seen, never heard, always
recognized: A spiritual luminescence ‘lighting’ dark places.
What constantly reminds us that
we have formed a kinship with Supreme order and justice.
- Perhaps one virtue
- Perhaps ‘good’ acts are
candy for the soul.
- Perhaps the energy in a
conscientious heart is limitless.
- Perhaps only the
virtuous can be optimistic about their fate.
- Perhaps only the human
heart recognizes the path to ecstasy.
- Perhaps the road to
happiness is truly paved with good intentions.
- Perhaps the only
‘substance’ that can truly be transformed abides in you.
- Perhaps eschewing
principles has left many searching fruitlessly for purpose
- Perhaps to be a ‘saint’
one must embrace altruism which is constantly rewarded with
- Perhaps we feel
virtuous when experiencing peaceful trust in the ultimate
meaningfulness of our thoughts and actions.
ESSAY ON VIRTUE by EDWIN O'SHEA
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