Category Character Traits

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August 2023 Character Core Meriam Webster states that being alert means “a state of careful watching and readiness especially for danger or opportunity.” Alertness is…

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July 2023 Character Core The Crow & the Pitcher For weeks and weeks there had been no rain. The streams and pools had dried to…

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June 2023 Character Core Most people know the sinking feeling that comes with the realization that arriving at work on time is impossible. Whether the…

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May 2023 Character Core We all know enthusiastic people. They have abounding energy and excitement about what they do, whether that’s starting a new hobby…

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April 2023 Character Core The little country schoolhouse in Kansas was heated by an old-fashioned, pot-bellied coal stove. A little boy had the job of…

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March 2023 Character Core Humility rarely comes naturally. A project exceeding expectations, a promotion that came after hard work and dedication, and a successful endeavor…

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February 2023 Character Core When we think of acts of courage, the first image that comes to mind is often that of someone totally overpowered…

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January 2023 Character Core We have all heard the phrase, “Honesty is the best policy.” Though we may think it a bit cliché, this phrase…

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December 2022 Character Core Doing a task well often means that diligence, patience, and consistency were poured in to bring success. Diligence implies that there…

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November 2022 Character Core Merriam-Webster describes thorough as “careful about detail; painstaking”. To be thorough implies attention to the small details and specific intentionality in completing the…

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September 2022 Character Core Finding the strength to continue through difficult seasons of life requires an abundance of personal discipline. Often, developing that discipline takes…

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September 2022 Character Core “Once there lived an ant and a grasshopper in a grassy meadow. All day long the ant would work hard, collecting grains…

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Aug 2022 Character Core Relationships take many things: patience, grace, commitment, and arguably most important, loyalty. If you show loyalty in a relationship, that in…

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Personal Discipline

July 2022 Character Core Personal discipline is often a noticeable character trait. When someone makes the decision to be intentional about their words and emotions,…

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June 2022 Character Core Nearly every day, something happens that makes us grumpy, discontented, or unhappy. Given enough time, those happenings can cause our minds…

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May 2022 Character Core The Meriam Webster Dictionary states that generosity is “the quality of being kind and generous.” Generosity can be shown in small or big…

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