Gifts of Character – Wisdom

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Wisdom. Wisdom is the use of our best judgment, choosing the best path and at the right time. With wisdom, we use patience before coming to decisions, mindful reflection and open ourselves to the guidance of the Universe. Wisdom is knowledge combined with experience and understanding.…

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Gifts of Character – Creativity

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Creativity. Creativity is about using our imagination with freedom from worry about what others think about us. We know how to play, solve problems, use our gifts to bring something unique into the world that creates happiness for ourselves and others. Sparking creativity is taking time…

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Gifts of Character – Respect

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Respect. Respect is about honoring individuals by dignifying their right to live their life with a sense of purpose. Respectful actions extend beyond people if we are to be at peace with life. The earth, plants, and animals all deserve to live the use of their…

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Gifts of Character – Wonder

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Wonder. Wonder is about being aware and in awe of the beauty of the Universe. We appreciate what we have the provisions that keep us alive, taking nothing for granted. When we see the influence of the Universe on our lives, we take notice of the…

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Gifts of Character – Detachment

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Detachment. Detachment is about letting go of those things that we cannot change, experiencing our feelings without allowing them to control us. Detachment with love can see the choices we have and ones made by others and be objective, living our life with grace. We do…

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Gifts of Character – Mindfulness

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Mindfulness. Mindfulness is about slowing down, waking up and fully experiences our senses. We witness the beauty around us. We bring awareness to our emotions without attaching beliefs to them. We recognize anger when it shows up and care for it until it turns into justice.…

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Gifts of Character – Justice

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Justice. Justice is about fairness and truth. We look for the fact and do not rely on just the judgments or opinions of others. We stand up for those who may be unable to defend themselves when they are on the side of truth. Justice requires…

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Gifts of Character – Loyalty

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Loyalty. Loyalty is about standing by our friends and those close to us. We are willing to speak up for what we believe, holding firm to principles even when others are disappointed. Most important, we are loyal to what is right for ourselves, not giving in…

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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 – Integrity

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Integrity. A person living with integrity strives to do the right thing for themselves and others. With integrity we have faith in what we value and believe in, working to match our actions to our faith. Every relationship or task we devote ourselves to is done…

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