What is Caring?
Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people you help them. When you do a careful job, you do your very best effort. A caring person treats people and things gently and respectfully.
What is Courage?
Courage is personal bravery in the face of fear. It is doing what needs to be done even when it is really hard or scary. Courage is going ahead even when you feel like giving up. Courage is needed in trying new things. It is admitting mistakes and then doing the right thing. Courage is the strength in your heart.
What is Diligence?
Diligence is working hard and doing the best job you possibly can. When you are diligent, you take special care to do things step by step. You think and move carefully to make sure things will turn out right. Being diligent is being industrious, giving all you have to give to whatever you do.
What is Forgiveness?
Forgiveness is giving someone another chance after they’ve done something wrong. Knowing that everyone makes mistakes. It’s making amends instead of taking revenge. It is so important to forgive yourself too. Forgiving yourself means to stop punishing yourself or feeling hopeless because of a mistake. Forgiveness is moving ahead, ready to act differently, with compassion, for yourself and faith that you can change.
What is Friendliness?
Friendliness is being a friend. It is taking an interest in other people. It is going out of your way to make others feel welcome or to make a stranger feel at home. When you are friendly, you happily share your belongings, time, ideas, and feelings. You share the good times and the bad times together. Friendliness is a great cure for loneliness.
What is Love?
Love is a special feeling that fills your heart. You show love in a smile, a peasant way of speaking, a thoughtful act of charity or a hug. Self-Love is another important aspect of love. Love is treating people and things including your body with special care and kindness because they/it means so much to you. Love is treating other people as you would like them to treat you - with care and respect.
What is Justice?
Practicing justice is being fair in everything you do. It is seeing with your own eyes and not judging something or someone on what other people tell you. Being just is standing up for your rights and the rights of other people. It is taking responsibility if you make a mistake and making amends. Justice means that every person’s rights are protected.
What is Moderation?
Also known by some as Temperance, Moderation is creating balance in your life between important areas of your life, such as: work, play, rest and exercise. It is about doing not too little or not too much of any one thing. If you work all the time this is not moderation. Using self discipline, and time management to ensure your life includes variation and doing things neither to excess or too little is moderation.
What is Modesty
Modesty is having self-respect. When you practice modesty, you are not showy or boastful. Modesty comes when you have self-acceptance and quiet pride. Modesty is to value yourself and to have a sense of respectful privacy about your body. Modesty is also accepting praise with humility and gratitude.
What is Patience?
Patience is a quiet hope, trusting things will turn out for good. Patience is being calm and tolerant when challenges arise. When you or others make mistakes, patience means to show acceptance. Patience is to prepare now and reap later, like waiting for a flower to blossom. Patience endures and commits today for tomorrow.
What is Service?
Service is giving to others and wanting to make a difference in their lives. It is looking for ways to be helpful instead of waiting to be asked. The needs of others are as important to you as your own. When you work with a spirit of service, you give any job your best. You seek to make a real contribution. People who want to be of service can help change the world for the better.
Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don’t tell lies, even to protect yourself from getting into trouble You don’t listen to gossip and prejudice. You see with your own eyes, and make up your own mind what is true. Being true to yourself means being who and what you are, without exaggerating to impress others or trying to look like something you are not. It is being yourself, your true self.
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