Being Thankful

Being Thankful

During this time of the year we all take time to pause and reflect on all that we are thankful. Whether the year has been filled with joys or pains, we all can dig deep to find something for which we can be grateful. As you gather with family and...

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Loving and Being Loved

Loving and Being Loved

Love is at the core of all virtues. It has many meanings and expressions ranging from personal affection, like loving a parent, romantic love or loving a thing. When it comes to the virtue of Love, it is exemplified in displaying kindness...

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3 Keys to Raising Happy Kids

3 Keys to Raising Happy Kids

Ask any parent what they wish for their children and they will tell you they want them to be happy, confident and successful in all that they do. But what can we do to help them attain their full potential? How do we prepare them for the journey...

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Integrity

Integrity

The meaning of Integrity Integrity means to practice honesty and have high moral character. It is the opposite of being a hypocrite. Having integrity means that you stand by your word – no compromises. You practice what you preach and...

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Empathy

Empathy

The meaning and how we practice Empathy Empathy is the ability to sense the feelings of other people and then imagine yourself experiencing those same feelings. Being empathetic means that you can put yourself in someone else’s place and, beyond...

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Grace

Grace

The meaning of Grace and how we practice it Grace combines the qualities of kindness, gentleness, caring, respect, politeness, and courtesy. It means being aware of everything you do and say since you recognize that you have an effect on everyone...

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Excellence

Excellence

The meaning of Excellence Through practice of any task over and over again, we may achieve excellence. In fact, as Karl Anders Ericsson states in his book, “The Road To Excellence,” to achieve excellence we must practice the task at hand...

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Orderliness

This week’s virtue is Orderliness. Orderliness means having a place for everything, and everything has its place. It means keeping things (and ideas) in a systematic, neat manner. Orderliness is having your proverbial “ducks in a row,” and...

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