The virtue of temperance sometimes gets a bad reputation. As the virtue that "moderates the attraction of pleasures" (Catechism of the Catholic Church: Second Edition, no. 1809), many people today object to such a notion: "What’s wrong with seeking pleasure?"…
The ways of the Lord are not comfortable. But we were not created for comfort, but for greatness."-Pope Benedict XVIWhen faced with choices in life, do you tend to pursue what is most noble-what will form you in excellence and…
Do you worry over what others think of you? Do you sometimes say or do things to draw attention to yourself? Do you replay conversations in your mind, wondering if you left the right impression? If so, you might be…
Do you agonize over big decisions or get anxious about the future? Are you afraid of commitments? Do you change your mind a lot? These tendencies may be an indication of a lack of prudence. In the previous reflection, we…