Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about letting go of those things that we cannot change, experiencing our feelings without allowing them to control us. Detachment with love can see the choices we have and ones made by others and be objective, living our life with grace. We do…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is seeing the decisions we need to make for the good of all without allowing emotions or our desire not to feel guilty interfere. We see the mistakes we make, or the choices of others with patience and without losing ourselves. We practice…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about making choices that we have control over while not trying to control the decisions made by others that we do not control. We separate our responses from an emotional reaction, choosing to listen without losing ourselves. Today as I practice detachment,…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about having feelings, but looking at things objectively. We have thoughts, but can let them go without being controlled by them. We see the choices others make, but do not feel the need to do their spiritual work. We choose how we…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about taking a timeout before doing things that you might be sorry for afterward. With detachment, we think about what we are feeling before acting. We are patient and listen for understanding. Detachment keeps us from attempting control of others and their…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about choosing how we will act rather than giving in to our emotions and reacting. We learn to detach from the choices other make for themselves, and by listening without losing ourselves. When practicing detachment we look at situations objectively, even our…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about choosing how we will act rather than reacting to an event in our life. When life presents unexpected or unwanted events, we pause and breathe, knowing that the Universe will provide us the answer. Detachment helps us to let go and…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about being able to experience our feelings, see them, recognize them and then let go and look at things objectively. Detachment removes the emotions, expectations and what you hope will happen – knowing that the choices made by others is out of…

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Gifts of Character – Resilience

Resilience is finding our strength to recover from disappointments or adversity. Resilience is emotional detachment from things and trust in the ability to create something new from the ashes of loss. We have hope, courage, and faith that carry us past the tragedy and friends and family that comfort us in those moments of grief.…

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Gifts of Character – Decisiveness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Decisiveness. Decisiveness is about moving forward on a choice with courage and determination. Sometimes our decisions may seem to be quick, even spontaneous. Most of the time though decisiveness comes from the discernment of circumstances, knowledge from the past and patience for the right timing.…

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