Virtues in Paradise

Linda Kavelin-Popov is co-founder of The Virtues Project and best-selling author of ‘The family virtues guide’, ‘A pace of grace’, ‘Graceful endings’ and other books on virtues. In this regular column, she explores virtues in the Cook Islands context. You can find out more about her work at www.virtuesproject.com or www.gracefulendings.net.

 

Cleanliness next to Godliness

Sunday January 18, 2015

In all the holy books of the world’s religions, there is a virtue that is named as a stepping stone to Paradise, bringing us “nearer my God to Thee.” 

Try a ‘pace of grace’ for 2015

Sunday January 11, 2015

When I ask people how their holidays went, most say, ‘Too busy!’ or ‘I’m so tired.’ 

How will you spend the New Year? 

I was very touched to be invited to serve as one of Santa’s elves this year for Christmas in the Park on Aitutaki. 

Christmas gifts from the heart

Saturday December 20, 2014

Since Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the question arises, what gift can each of us offer Him? 

Christmas gifts from the heart

Saturday December 20, 2014

Since Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the question arises, what gift can each of us offer Him? 

This week I attended the prize-giving ceremony at Araura College on Aitutaki. 

Transform stressing to blessing

Saturday December 06, 2014

Here come the holidays! Can you believe that Christmas is coming this month?! 

This week Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, historically a time when the indigenous people generously fed the hungry pilgrims wild turkey and other native foods. 

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