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Riddle: What is the one thing that is yours, the one thing you would still have even if you lost everything?
Answer: Your character!
The dictionary describes character as:The combination of qualities that makes you different from someone else.
If you were to describe your character, what would you say? Are you happy with what you see as your character? If not, know that character can change!
Did You Know? You are not born with character! Character is learned.
You may be familiar with the following popular poster, authored by Dorothy Law Nolte, PhD:
Children Learn What They Live
(For a free printout of this poster, go to www.empowermentresources.com” )
As you can see, character is learned behavior.
It is acting upon what you have learned. If you have never been respected, it is hard to give respect to another. If you have lived without ethical values, it will be very difficult to figure out right from wrong in the various situations you will face in life.
The increase of illegal drug usage among people your age, the violent crimes being committed, even the stealing of relatively inexpensive items from stores is a reflection on what has been taught by the previous generation around you! This is true for behavior, attitude, morals, and lifestyle choices. You live as you have been taught.
Character is important. You are known by your character. Your character judges you.
Strong moral character includes the following:
If you are ready to grow in character, here are some Character Builders to work on that will make you emotionally strong: