VIRTUE IS; MORAL EXCELLENCE, GOODNESS, HONESTY, GENEROSITY AND TRUSTWORTHINESS. It has nothing to do with today’s obsession of material success. It should be finding a purpose in order to realize your VIRTUE, to become the best version of yourself. THIS WILL REVEAL THE INNER CORE OF HUMAN JOY.
Ask yourself; what kind of moral being am I right now? Am I prone to envy or revenge, rage or desire, overblown confidence or secretive cowardice? Do I find dangerous pleasure in precisely the things that stand in the way of my long-term JOY? So which endeavors merit our pursuit; they are AUTHENTICITY AND SELF-KNOWLEDGE WHICH ARE TOTALLY NONNEGOTIABLE.
Being VIRTUOUS is not just a private affair. The JOY DERIVED FROM BEING VIRTUOUS depends on the kind of relationships we foster with other people. If we fail others, we then in turn fail ourselves. Reducing a friendship to its surface pleasure or a self serving utility will make that friendship doomed to early closure.
Lasting connections are based on a mutual respect for the VIRTUES each participant holds dear. True friends want the best for one another. And that is, JOY DEFINED BY THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE OR LIVING UP TO ONE’S FULLEST POTENTIAL. Is a life of vice a truly happy one? No! These people can’t fully experience joy, because they live with a CIVIL WAR IN THEIR SOULS.
IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO LIVE A LIFE OF TRUE JOY WITHOUT VIRTUE. DO NOT LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH A CIVIL WAR IN YOUR SOUL. KEEP YOUR MORAL EXCELLENCE.
TAKE CARE, ALWAYS STAY WELL, ALWAYS STAY HEALTHY. HAVE FAITH. THANK YOU.
Ron Winnegrad has been a Perfumer and teacher for 46 years. As a perfumer, Ron has been able to express the world he sees through a rainbow of olfactive and emotive visions. As a teacher, Ron has helped others to see fragrance through his own multi sensorial lens.