Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility is about being dependable to do what we say we will do and giving excellence to all we take on. When we make a mistake, or there is an area we can improve, we do so willingly without excuses. We discern the influence…

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Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility is about being accountable for our words, actions, promises, mistakes. We do not focus on what others are responsible for, but we live our lives knowing that whether we realize it or want it to be so, each of us influences every life…

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Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility is about giving our best efforts to the commitments that we make to ourselves and others. While we are willing to be helpful, we do not attempt to control what is the responsibility of others, especially their personal spiritual work. We honor others…

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Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility is about focusing on the choices we make and giving those choices our best effort. Others will know they can rely on us to complete our commitments. When we practice responsibility, we are accountable for the effect of our conduct on others. Today…

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Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility is about focusing on what I have committed to do. It is about being accountable and keeping our promises. We recognize the positive actions we take will give confidence in our reliability. Even when we make a mistake, we have the courage to…

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Gifts of Character – Responsibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Responsibility. Responsibility means that others are able to trust you to do things you are accountable for. Being responsible for both written agreements and giving your best – in whatever you do. You practice responsibility and can be counted on what is ours to 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 – Initiative

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Initiative. Initiative is about taking action on an original idea. We may have found a new way of solving a problem or an idea that would be helpful so without waiting for permission we take action. When we have a responsibility, we are accountable for…

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Gifts of Character – Purity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Purity. Purifying our lives is a process of removing what is not needed physically and negative things in our lives. The negativity may be practices we have picked up or people whom we have allowed in our lives. Beyond the sources of negativity from outside…

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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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