Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination. A determination is about setting our intention for each action we take to fill our purpose to that effect. We do not give up easily, choosing our goals carefully and committing to follow through despite difficulties. Determination requires power and strength to persevere until…

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Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination. Determination is about setting an intention and focusing energy on that purpose. We are most determined about ideas that we care about and mean something to us. We find ways of accomplishing our goal and do not allow ourselves to be distracted. Today I…

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Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination. Determination is about being clear about what we want and then committing to reaching that goal. When we are determined, we focus our energy on positive purpose. We do not focus on what we do not want. A positive attitude is how we attracted…

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Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination. Determination is about focusing our energy on a dream or goal. When we are young we use determination to learn to ride a bike or tie our shoes. As we grow older we put our mind to accomplishing our dreams and things that we…

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Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination. Determination is about focusing our efforts on a task until it is completed. It is being very clear about our goals, vision and purpose. We are just as determined about what we won’t do as we are about what we will do. Our determination…

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Gifts of Character – Determination

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Determination.  Determination is a focused effort to accomplish our purpose, with commitment and resolve.  We care about something so much that no matter the obstacles we meet, we will find the path that works for us to meet our goal. Today I will ask myself…

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Gifts of Character – Fortitude

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Fortitude. Fortitude is about the strength of character. Our character and ability to withstand adversity grow stronger each time we endure obstacles. The foundation of our will is devotion to what we believe in and our purpose. With fortitude, we keep moving forward to accomplish…

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Gifts of Character – Zeal

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Zeal. Zeal is about passion and belief in our purpose or those things that we value deeply. When we are zealous for a cause, it is because we believe in something and not just against something else. Because of that, we must balance our zeal…

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Gifts of Character – Flexibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Flexibility. Flexibility is about meeting the unexpected happenings around us with curiosity and adaptability. We are open to seeing new possibilities and to the opinions and feelings of others. When circumstances change, we use flexibility to grow new habits and imagine new ways to do…

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Gifts of Character – Strength

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Strength. Strength begins to grow when we accept that suffering – the challenges, adversities, and stress that happens to every human – is not meant to beat us down. First, we have difficulties and troubles. Then we grow our resilience when we ask “How can…

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