Virtue is moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness.

Virtue is when people realize their own limitedness, and let go of their pettiness in the infinity of the universe.

Prayers of Devotion

Prayers of Devotion Devotion also means a commitment or dedication to some purpose. Your devotion recycling is noble, but can you wait until I’ve read the newspaper? The plural noun devotions can have a religious meaning too, meaning prayers offered to God. Main articles: Marian Devotions, Rosary Devotions And Spirituality, Catholic Devotions, Anglican...

Forgiveness of Sins

Forgiveness of Sins Main Articles: Forgiveness as A Virtue and What Is Forgiveness? God casts our sins into the depths of the sea when He forgives us. He puts them so far out of His sight that He never sees them again. Of course, the Lord does not actually forget our...

The Duty of Thanksgiving

What is the Duty of Thanksgiving and how can it be carried out? In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. The Qur’an of Miraculous Expression urges in reiterated phrases like, Will they not be thankful? We will reward...

The Mercy of Pope Francis

Absolution

What Is Absolution? Absolution is a traditional theological term for the forgiveness experienced by Christians in the life of the Church. It is a universal feature of the historic churches of Christendom, although the theology and the practice of absolution vary between denominations. Some traditions see absolution as a sacrament (the Sacrament of Penance), a...

Give Thanks

What Is Importance Of Thanksgiving?

  What Is Importance Of Thanksgiving? Through repeating verses like, “Will they not then give thanks? (36:35)”, “Will they not then give thanks? ( 36:73)”, “And we shall surely reward those who give thanks. ( 3:145)”, “If you give thanks, I shall increase [my favors] to you. ( 14:7)”, and...

Humanity

Humanity As A Virtue

Humanity (Virtue) Humanity is a virtue associated with basic ethics of altruism derived from the human condition. Humanity differs from mere justice in that there is a level of altruism towards individuals included in humanity more so than the fairness found in justice.[1] That is, humanity, and the acts of love, altruism, and social intelligence are typically individual strengths while fairness...

Patience in Islam

Sabr Sabr (Arabic: صَبْرٌ‎) is “endurance” or more accurately “perseverance” and “persistence”.[1] Ṣabr is characterized as being one of the two parts of faith (the other being shukr).[2] It teaches to remain spirituallysteadfast, and to keep doing good actions in the personal and collective domain, specifically when facing opposition or encountering problems, setbacks, or unexpected and unwanted results.It is...

love

What Is Love?

Love Love is an intense feeling of deep affection. Love is when you choose to be at your best when the other person is not at their best. Love is when what you want is never important. But what the other person needs and wants is always paramount. If you truly love someone, both of...

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Happiness

What Is Happiness? Since the 1960s, happiness research has been conducted in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including gerontology, social psychology, clinical and medical research and happiness economics.Happiness is used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.[1] It is also used in the context of life satisfaction, subjective well-being, eudaimonia, flourishing and well-being.[2][3] Definitions ‘Happiness’ is the...

Seven Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

Seven Gifts Of The Holy Spirit The Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are an enumeration of seven spiritual gifts originating from patristic authors,[1] later elaborated by five intellectual virtues[2] and four other groups of ethical characteristics.[3][4] They are: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord. Book of Isaiah The seven gifts are...

Moral Virtues Recommended In The Torah

Moral Virtues Recommended In The Torah Humility: Avoiding Pride and Arrogance He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, his God and did not humble himself before Jeremiah the Prophet, who spoke the word of the Lord. (2 Chronicles, 36:12) A little while, and the wicked will be no...

Temperance As A Virtue

Temperance (virtue) Temperance is defined as moderation or voluntary self-restraint.[1] It is typically described in terms of what an individual voluntarily refrains from doing.[2] This includes restraint from retaliation in the form of non-violence and forgiveness, restraint from arrogance in the form of humility and modesty, restraint from excesses such as splurging now in the...

Self-control

What Is Self-control? Self-control, an aspect of inhibitory control, is the ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses.[1][2] As an executive function, self-control is a cognitive process that is necessary for regulating one’s behavior in order to achieve specific goals.[2][3] A related concept in psychology is emotional self-regulation.[4] Self-control is like a...

Kindness

What Is Kindness? Kindness is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions  In philosophy According to book two of Aristotle’s...

Justice As A Virtue

Justice (virtue) Justice is one of the four cardinal virtues in classical European philosophy and Roman Catholicism. It is the moderation or mean between selfishness and selflessness – between having more and having less than one’s fair share.[1] Justice is closely related, in Christianity, to the practice of Charity (virtue) because it regulates the relationships with others. It is...

Gratitude

What Is Gratitude, Thankfulness and Gratefulness?   Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’,[1] is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.[2] The experience of gratitude has historically...

What Is Freedom?

Freedom Freedom, generally, is having an ability to act or change without constraint. A thing is “free” if it can change its state easily and is not constrained in its present state. In philosophy and religion, it is associated with having free will and being without undue or unjust constraints, or enslavement, and...

Courage

What Is Courage? Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Physical courage is bravery in the face of physical pain, hardship, death or threat of death, while moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, discouragement, or personal loss. The classical virtue of fortitude (andreia, fortitudo) is also translated “courage”, but includes the...

Virtue

What Is Virtue? Virtue (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή “arete”) is moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness. In other words, it is a behavior that shows high moral standards. Doing what...

What Is Virginity?

What Is Virginity? Virginity is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse.[1][2] There are cultural and religious traditions that place special value and significance on this state, predominantly towards unmarried females, associated with notions of personal purity, honor and worth. Like chastity, the concept of virginity has traditionally involved sexual abstinence. The...

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