Gifts of Character – Creativity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Creativity. Creativity is about imagination. It can be used to create art, tell stories, solve problems, be inspired. When you are practicing creativity you can discover your gifts and think of new ways to make things work better. Today I will practice creativity by applying…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Nobility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Nobility. Nobility is about knowing who we are deep within ourselves living up to our true selves. Nobility is treating ourselves with dignity and respect because we know that we choose the moral high ground regardless of the cost. A noble person leads a principled…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Trust

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Trust. Trust is about believing. Believing that there is some good in everything that happens, believing in other people. Trust helps us to feel at peace, knowing that the Universe is there for us and there are lessons to be learned in every experience we…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Diligence

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Diligence. Diligence is about working carefully and with complete focus and commitment to our purpose. Diligence can be applied to our jobs, schoolwork, hobbies. One area of our life that diligence is very important is in our relationships. Choosing them with discernment and tending to…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Honor

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Honor. Honor is a path of integrity. When you are honorable you are living by your high level of character. Honor can be demonstrated by the respect you show for yourself and for others. This level of honor sets a good example for others. Today…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Tolerance

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tolerance. Tolerance is about not looking at others in a demeaning way because they are different from us. Tolerance reaches out to others in a friendly manner to help them feel included. Tolerance accepts people for who they are – including their faults. As I…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Perceptiveness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Perceptiveness. Perceptiveness is practiced when we observe below the surface, finding the deeper meaning. Perceptiveness requires that we slow down and be aware of the needs of others. Our perceptiveness will help others feel heard and understood. Today as I carefully consider my practice of…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Generosity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Generosity. Generosity is about giving freely without expecting a reward or anything in return. Generosity is a part of the spirit that asks us to share with others what we have – not just out of our excess. Generosity is done cheerfully. Today as I…

Continue Reading →

Gifts of Character – Flexibility

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Flexibility. Flexibility is about being open to change. It may be change in plans, ideas, or habits. When we are willing to consider the ideas of others, we can find creative new ways to get things done. Flexibility helps us to adjust to unexpected happenings…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →