Episode 5: Social Media and Hope

Arbor Vitae
Arbor Vitae
Episode 5: Social Media and Hope

In our fifth episode we explore the virtue of hope and the role social media can play in spreading hope throughout this great community.  This may be our best episode yet.  We had so much fun planning and recording this one, and hope you enjoy it.  Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the salvation of ourselves and others. The virtue of hope responds to the aspiration to happiness which God has placed in the heart of every man; it takes up the hopes that inspire men’s activities and purifies them so as to order them to the Kingdom of heaven; it keeps man from discouragement; it sustains him during times of abandonment; it opens up his heart in expectation of eternal beatitude. Buoyed up by hope, he is preserved from selfishness and led to the happiness that flows from charity.

Thanks to our awesome listeners who chimed in on last Episode’s challenge, especially Chris (@crtbuilds) and Corey Morgan (@coreymorganwoodworks).

Weekly Challenge

  1. Do you post your successes in a way that’s inspirational?
  2. Do you post your failures in a way that teaches others?
  3. Do you engage others in a way that is encouraging and edifying to them?

Be sure to let us know on social media by tagging us and using the hashtag #stayvirtuous so everyone can find the conversation and join in!

Additional Resources

Featured Craftsman

Todd A. Clippinger – Designer/Craftsman,  Website, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Google+

Additional Show Notes

Jonathan’s hickory box:

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