June 28

Character and Virtue | SL60-05


You’ve heard people use the word ‘heart’ to refer to character. So, think of character as a specialized muscle called the heart. Virtue in Latin is ‘virtus’, which means ‘strength’. So, think of virtues as the muscle fibers of the heart. You practice virtues to strengthen your heart muscle or character.

How do you practice virtues in a practical way now?


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Molly Yen

Molly Yen, a former English and Theology teacher, now coaches teachers. She's committed to collaborative thinking and action. As a volunteer at the Authentic Leadership Foundation, she's inspired by its mission and values the learning experience.

Darren Smith

Darren Smith is a native Texan and a graduate of Dallas Jesuit and Texas A&M University. Over the past 25 years, Darren has visited 35 countries and led 100 strategy programs. He and his wife have five children.