As we approach the day that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, many of us are engaged in a swirl of activity to prepare businesses, homes, and churches for this important day. This is both traditional and understandable in most western cultures around the globe. Most of these traditions and much of the activity is our human effort to both honor and praise God for sending His only Son from His heavenly home to be born as a helpless infant so that all could have the opportunity of the hope of salvation. However, many of us, including myself, can sometimes ignore the meaning of Christmas for lack of reflection amid the hustle and bustle of the season.
Number four in a seven-part series on virtue. Perhaps the most common word regularly associated virtue in patience. Most have heard the saying, "Patience is a virtue." Virtues are supposed to be good characteristics in a person. Attributes that are beneficial and to be desired. Yet, patience is not desirable to most. Why not? Perhaps … Continue reading Patience, The Hardest Virtue [Video]