Gifts of Character – Orderliness

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Orderliness. Orderliness is a way of living where we clear away the clutter and live on purpose. When too many distractions replace the most important, we lose our sense of peace and room in our lives for abundance. The ability to think with clarity is obscured…

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Gifts of Character – Independence

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Independence. Independence is about defining our value without undue influence from others. We give ourselves to a relationship, but do not lose ourselves in the name of love. Independence is about self-reliance, trusting the decisions we make to be what is best for our goals. Independence…

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Gifts of Character – Resilience

Resilience is finding our strength to recover from disappointments or adversity. Resilience is emotional detachment from things and trust in the ability to create something new from the ashes of loss. We have hope, courage, and faith that carry us past the tragedy and friends and family that comfort us in those moments of grief.…

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Gifts of Character – Fairness

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Fairness. Fairness is about doing what is right for everyone, not seeking to take advantage of others. With integrity, we find ways for each party to get what they need and deserve. In fairness, we listen to the views of others with openness and respect willing…

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Gifts of Character – Cleanliness

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Cleanliness. Cleanliness of our mind, body, and spirit brings peacefulness to our soul. The purity of the mind is about keeping it clear, not dulling it or overwhelming it with negativity. The body is held clean on the outside and the inside with fresh food and…

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Gifts of Character – Understanding

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Understanding. Understanding is about using our minds to get the whole picture, to explore what is right and to have clear insight. We use the virtue of understanding not just for knowledge about how physical things work, but for insight into philosophy, ideas, and feelings. With…

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Gifts of Character – Idealism

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Idealism. Idealism is about having a vision that may seem difficult for others to believe could be real but idealist act to make it come true. It is about caring for something so passionately that we do not accept the way things are, but do something…

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Gifts of Character – Reverence

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Reverence. Reverence is about awareness of the presence of the Universe in our lives. We recognize the love we have received, see all life as precious and open ourselves to experience love, respect and awe for life and the creations of the world. All of this…

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Gifts of Character – Zeal

My reflection today is the Virtue / Character of Zeal. Zeal is about having a passion for a purpose or mission in life. We believe so much in our intention that we give our all to serve our cause. We balance our zeal with openness for the opinion and beliefs that others may have, showing…

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Gifts of Character – Honor

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