The Mother of Virtues
Reverence and the Moral Life
Reverence is the attitude that can be designated as the mother of all moral life, for in it man first takes a position toward the world that opens his spiritual eyes and enables him to grasp values. —Dietrich von Hildebrand1
Along the soffit in my library hang plaster busts representing the seven sins. (Their frightening physiognomies have the advantage o…
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