Travels with Myself

A Journal of Discovery and Transition
Doug Jordan, Author

Travels With Myself, Part IV (2023)

23.1 Volunteer Vicissitudes

You don’t have to be a lifer to be a virtuous volunteer but you need to be committed; many volunteers, though, have other motives, or find out they aren’t as motivated to make a contribution as they first thought when they volunteered, caught in a moment of enthusiasm, or pressure.

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Travels with Myself, Part II

20-3. Patience

Said to be a virtue (though, curiously, not one of the ‘Great Virtues’ (André Compte-Sponville)), Patience can be learned, or so we are also told, and there is no doubt in my many years, and even more so in the last many months, I have had plenty of opportunities for honing this virtue.

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