Gifts of Character – Gentleness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Gentleness. Gentleness is an attitude that comes from a desire not to cause harm or to hurt anyone or anything. We draw this virtue out from ourselves by purposefully taking time for activities that promote a soft touch or a kind voice. When we are…

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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 – Patience

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Patience. Patience is about not allowing ourselves to be rushed or feel pressured by things we cannot control. There is a greater feeling of peace when we do not judge others for the mistakes they make and accept what is with gentleness. When we use situations…

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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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