Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about what we say, how we say it and awareness of the depth of power in the words we choose. Our words last a lifetime when spoken to a child and changes beliefs as they grow into adulthood. When we use tact,…

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is carefully considering our words and the consequences of our language. We think before we speak, mindful of the power of what we say to build up or to put down. The timing of our statements can affect the impact as well as…

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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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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about our ability to speak in a gentle and with awareness even when we are feeling strong emotions. Tact requires good timing of our words, knowing when to speak and when to leave our thoughts unsaid. We can grow the confidence of…

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about telling thinking before we speak and still telling the truth kindly. Tact is finding the right way to say things when we are feeling the strongest emotions without destroying a relationship. It is not weak; rather it is assertive with balance.…

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       410-320-8564 Email   joe@balancedlifeskills.com I look forward to speaking and serving you, your family or school. With commitment to bringing out the best in our children and ourselves, Joe Van Deuren, Virtues Facilitator / Parent Coach  

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about being kind when we speak, especially when the message is weighty. We tell the truth, while being discerning of what we say and what is left unsaid. Tact requires that we pause and consider the deep affect of our response, even…

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is telling the truth with kindness. Being able to share our view with others in a way that makes it easier for them to hear it. Using tact when we deliver a message calls for keeping some thoughts to ourselves and deciding if…

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Gift of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact.  Tact is about being aware of the impact of our words on the feelings of others.  I am aware of the need to be tactful with all ages.  I am also aware of having a strong personality that may at times not come across…

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Gifts of Character – Kindness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Kindness. Kindness is a genuine concern for how others are feeling and doing. We listen carefully to their words, perceiving the needs they may have that they are not speaking. Kindness combines so many of the virtues, caring, compassion, friendliness, helpfulness, love, tact, into the…

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