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War on Christmas Reveals Lack of Character

One cannot escape the fact that there is, in the United States, a war on Christmas. This holiday, filled with traditions that have grown over hundreds of years, is coming under fire. It is a holiday so shining on the calendar that it earns time off for most – and […]

What Does Integrity Mean?

That’s what many people asked during the year 2005. So many people looked up this word on Merriam-Webster’s web site that it reached number one on a list of most looked-up words on that site. The 2005 Merriam-Webster’s Words of the Year list is based on users’ anonymous hits to […]

Character Counts with Santa Claus

Imagine Santa Claus, if he were real, telling a child, “Character doesn’t matter.” There’s something wrong with that picture, isn’t there? After all, many people use Santa Claus to motivate their children to goodness. Santa Claus is “making a list and checking it twice” says the song, to see who’s […]

How Strong Is Your Character?

I just read a historical account that illustrates how strong character can be. Let me paraphrase the historical facts for you, changing locations to make it more real to us today. A family in the African country of Malawi, hard hit by famine, was running out of food. The husband […]

Character’s Foundations Are of Precious Stones

Foundations are not readily visible. Take a walk down the main street of your town or city, and look for the foundation of each building. Can you see it? I don’t mean the upper basement walls. I mean the foundation. As long as foundations are strong, we don’t worry about […]

Character – A Gift from and to Grandparents

Although we have no grandchildren, my husband and I are old enough to be grandparents, and to know how important it is to choose good gifts for grandchildren. Gifts received from Grandfather and Grandmother often hold a special place in a child’s heart. They bring two generations together, and convey […]

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