Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness starts with a desire that no harm comes to others and that all things, creatures, and persons are safe in our presence. We grow this attitude by beginning with compassion for ourselves and taking time to engage in gentle activities. When we stop…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness comes from a place of non-violence, not wanting to cause harm to anyone or anything. Gentleness arrives in the form of the way we use our words, gestures, facial expressions, and actions. We begin our gentle ways with our thoughts that become our…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness is about a strength of self-control so that we move, speak, and think in tender and loving ways, even if we have been hurt. It is an attitude of not wanting to bring harm to anything. Those around us feel safe, knowing our…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness takes compassion, empathy, love and forgiveness into action. Gentleness is the manifestation of our desire not to hurt anyone and for others to feel safe. Gentleness begins with thinking with kindness and is the discipline of spiritual warriors who achieve peace. Today as…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness is a choice of attitude and cares not to harm anyone or anything. Gentleness asks us for self- control and mindfulness practiced with an attitude of tenderness for the people around us. Gentleness helps us to be forgiving and kind to others and…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness requires self-control. When our feelings are hurt, we can forgive. When we are triggered by words or actions, instead of behaving in anger, we respond with kindness. Gentleness comes from a desire not to harm anyone. Learning to think in kind ways helps…

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Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness.  Gentleness is self control of our thoughts, voice and actions.  It  requires strength to have an attitude of tenderness and love, particularly when feeling hurt or anger.  Being gentle with ourselves, forgiving and careful of our needs, helps us to be careful with others…

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Gifts of Character – Love

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Love. Love is about the attraction and affection we have with another person. Love is the center of who we are or can be. With love, we have the strength to endure the impossible and the energy to complete tasks that are beyond what would…

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Gifts of Character – Integrity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Integrity. Integrity is about doing the right thing even when it is hard. We keep our promises and are careful not to promise something we are not able to deliver. Integrity is the virtue that encourages us to give our best to all of our…

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about discerning when to speak and then doing so with courtesy. We think about our spoken word and the impact they will have, especially when their truthfulness will be hard to hear. We are guided by gentleness while living up to truthfulness.…

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