Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about not giving in to the beliefs others hold without looking for the truth ourselves. Our goal is to be fair. The choices we make are based on what is best for ourselves and others, equally. We stand up for what is…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about looking for truth and being fair is all that we do. It takes courage to stand up for fairness, especially when the rights of others may be stomped on by bigger or stronger individuals. While staying true in our integrity, we…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is not engaging in prejudice or backbiting. It is giving opportunities to all, meeting them where they are, without trying to make them fit into our personal culture or our dominant culture. When someone is hurting or suffering, we stop for them and…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about fairness, giving and receiving what we and others deserve and need. Justice is about doing what is right for everyone involved with complete honesty in our perception of the individuals or groups involved. We do not rely on the judgment of…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about looking for the truth and being fair in all we do. Justice has the courage to protect the rights of others even if we have to do it alone. When we make a mistake we admit, apologize and fix it. Justice…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about fairness – giving and receiving what is needed and deserved. Standing for justice takes courage. Justice does not accept those that bully, cheats or lies. Justice protects the rights of others and themselves. Today as I reflect on the virtue of…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about being fair in everything that you do. It is about seeing with your own eyes, listening with your own ears and thinking with your own brain. Justice is standing up and protecting both your own and the rights of others. The…

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Gifts of Character – Righteousness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Righteousness. Righteousness is living with integrity to what we value the most and doing so in a manner that is not judging others. We know who we are and want to be, living our best self. We are open to learning new truths about ourselves.…

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Gifts of Character – Accountability

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Accountability. Accountability starts from a place of humility. When practicing accountability for our choices, we are saying that we are a life long learner, willing to admit mistakes and take responsibility. When making choices, our practice is to discern the outcomes and make decisions based…

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Gifts of Character – Mercy

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Mercy. Mercy is going beyond what justice would serve to a person. Mercy is giving more, another opportunity, a fresh chance, a clean slate. Mercy is about compassion, forgiveness and remembering how we have received mercy from others, so we are moved to do the…

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