The Unsexy Virtue

Lao-Tzu said, “A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.” The first step is important, but equally important, and in some ways more difficult, is the second step. And the 17th step. And the 56th step. And all those steps that are needed, one right after another, to get us to our goal. We’ve come to expect instant results – how do we make ordinary diligence a central virtue in our lives?