Grace and Peace!
Today’s conversation ~ “What is your Character like?” It is said to be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. We need to be a people of good character! When a person possesses good character, it is exhibited through his or her words and actions.
You may ask yourself in today’s world is developing personal traits of goodness and virtue an outdated, useless pursuit that has little value in modern society? It doesn't take much life experience to discover how essential attributes of integrity are when it comes to one's self-esteem, relationships, and life satisfaction. There may come situations in your life where you character will have to speak for you, so let it speak in a positive light.
Here are some “Good” character traits . . .
Help build respect and trust from others.
Motivate and inspire better character from others.
Build self-respect and confidence.
Provide a framework for making important decisions and choices.
Reflect leadership qualities in personal and professional endeavors.
In addition, individual virtue is vital for a healthy, functioning society. Although it may not be a popular pursuit, developing these important character traits is one of the most satisfying, emotionally intelligent endeavors you'll ever undertake! Look at our role model Jesus, His character spoke for Him and hopefully your character will speak for you as a Child of God!
Good character consists of defining your values and integrity based on time-tested principles and self-reflection and having the courage to live your life accordingly. It's not limited to a single value, but the traits are demonstrated in the “good” choices they make and the “bad” choices they avoid. You should strive for having; integrity, honesty, loyalty, respectfulness, authenticity, humility, compassion, fairness and forgiveness to name a few.
Overcomer, come up to a higher standard and know that God loves you and wants nothing but the best for you and He wants your light to shine bright!
Be Optimistic; Be Open Minded; Be an Over comer!!