Real Men Choose Virtue

This is a good article from Tim Gray on the Fathers For Good website.  I like the distinction he makes between values and virtue.  How often do men discuss this topic?  How do we teach this to our children?  What are your thoughts?  This article is worth reading and sharing.

Real Men Choose Virtue

By Tim Gray

The virtues give us a blueprint for being a man. Indeed, the very term virtue comes from the Latin word for man, vir.

For the ancients, to be manly was to be virtuous. The term virtue in Latin (virtus ) signifies power, strength, and ability. Thus the virtues are habits that give us the power to act in a manly way, with strength sufficient to do what is right.

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