Character Week 4 “Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.” Elmer G. Letterman, business executive   Translation for Adults You’ve met the type (and they may have even fooled you): The person who purposely assumes a certain personality to trick others into thinking he or she is someone else. At first, Read More

Character Week 3 “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States   Translation for Adults Character and reputation are often considered sepa- rate qualities of one’s life, but they are so Read More

Character Week 2 ”A ‘No’ uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.” Mahatma Gandhi, 20th century proponent of non-violence and the spiritual leader of India’s independence   Translation for Adults A large part of your character is the beliefs you Read More

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Character Week 1 “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” James D. Miles   Translation for Adults It is easy to be kind and compassionate to those who help you; however, it can be construed as a lack of character to  act  Read More

Responsibility   Week 1 “It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.” John Baptiste Moliére, 17th century French playwright Translation for Adults You have obligations—to your family, your friends and your co-workers—much the same as anyone. You are responsible for many tasks Read More