Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about caring for others enough that we are thoughtful about decisions we make and their implications before we act. It shows itself in small acts of kindness, tactful speech and providing preferences over our own as a gift of love. We brighten…

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Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about making every decision after we have given careful thought to the results of our choices. When we contemplate the choices we make every day about our health, diet, responses to others or our relationships, we meet the needs of ourselves and…

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Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about giving careful thought to how our actions or words will affect others. We consider the feelings of others before speaking. When we express ourselves, we do so with gentleness and tact. Consideration creates peace as we are thoughtful about our decisions.…

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Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about finding ways to contribute to the happiness of others. We are thoughtful about how our choices in words and actions affect others. When we show consideration, we are aware of the preferences others have and then act in a way to…

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Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about being mindful of the result of our choices.  We are aware that our spoken word will affect others feelings. We observe the preferences of our companions and then do things that put them at ease. Consideration of our thoughts proves to…

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Gifts of Character – Consideration

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Consideration. Consideration is about giving careful thought to our words and actions. We are mindful of the results of our choices – before we act or speak. When we do speak we do so with gentleness and tact. Consideration brightens the day of others. Today…

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Gifts of Character – Helpfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Helpfulness. Helpfulness is about doing for others what they may not be able to do for themselves. Accepting help from others is an act of humility and asking for help is an act of courage. Helpfulness is a benefit for the both the giver and…

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Gifts of Character – Sincerity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Sincerity. Sincerity is about truthfulness with ourselves about who we are without trying to impress others. We are enough, and words and actions reflect a pure intent. We help others for the sake of helping; we serve in the interests of serving. Today I am…

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Gifts of Character – Thoughtfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Thoughtfulness.Thoughtfulness is about awareness of what others are in need of and the discerning what actions would be the most helpful that we can give. We stop putting ourselves at the center of attention and choose to give to others even in small ways in…

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Gifts of Character – Decisiveness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Decisiveness. Decisiveness is about making decisions, not with impulsivity, rather with discernment for timing and knowledge. We move in the direction of truth and for what is right for all involved at this time and the future. Our decisions may come speedily, or we may…

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