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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.


This week, I will pause for applause, because I have just completed writing my first novel, A Scent of Sage. It will be published soon on Amazon, God willing.

What do you do when someone learns they are going to die?

At this season of my life, I have a longing for order and simplicity.

Determination can conquer all

Saturday February 20, 2016

When I did a Virtues Pick for 2016, I received Determination.

The most important job in the world

Saturday February 13, 2016

As Oprah Winfrey once told me when I had the blessing of being on her television show with our first book, The Family Virtues Guide, parenting is the most important job in the world.

Welcome back, students

Saturday February 06, 2016

Welcome back to school, kids! is a message especially for you from Mama Virtues. If you don’t read yet, I hope your family will read this to you out loud.

Virtues alive and well in paradise

Monday January 18, 2016

This is part two of last week’s column on three virtues that will create real happiness in the New Year, based on a Jewish scripture from the Tanach, or Old Testament.

Recognise those teachable moments

Saturday November 07, 2015

After a virtues workshop, the programme director gifted me with a massage.

Opening yourself to grace a wise move

Saturday October 31, 2015

My friend Larry says, “You can’t hear yes if you don’t ask.”

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