Virtue of the Fortnight: Commitment

How Do You Practice Commitment?

Commitment is thinking carefully about what you want to do, deciding to do it, then giving it 100%, holding nothing back. You don’t allow problems to stop you. You go the extra mile. You only make promises you can keep. Being a committed friend is choosing your friends wisely, then sticking together through good times or bad. Commitment makes you trustworthy. It leads you to success.

Affirmation

I practice commitment. I make good decisions and give my all to whatever I do. I keep my agreements. I am a faithful friend.

Virtue of the Fortnight: Commitment

What is Commitment?

Commitment is caring deeply about something or someone. It is the willingness to give your all to a friendship, a task, or something you believe in. It is the ability to make decisions and follow through on them. Is is keeping your promises.

Why Practice It?

Without commitment, we just drift along, with no idea where we are going. We change our minds. We give up easily if things get too hard. We break our word. We give up on people we care about if they disappoint us or make a mistake. When we are committed, people can count on us to keep our promises. With commitment we can achieve great things.

Virtue of the Fortnight: Kindness

How Do You Practice Kindness?

You practice kindness by noticing when someone or something needs care. Become sensitive to the world around you. Use your imagination to think of things that give others happiness. Find out what habits harm the earth and choose kinder ways to live. When you are tempted to be cruel, to criticise or tease, decide not to do it. Speak kindly instead. Greet people kindly. Take good care of your pets.

Affirmation

I am kind. i look for ways to help others. I show kindness to any person or animal I see. I do all I can to take care of the earth.

Virtue of the Fortnight: Kindness

What is Kindness?

Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. It is being thoughtful about people’s needs. Kindness is showing love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help. Kindness is treating yourself and others gently. It is caring about the earth and all living things.

Why Practice It?

Without kindness, no one would listen when people or animals need help. Everyone would be looking out for himself. The world is lonely without kindness. When someone reaches out to another in an act of kindness, it helps them both. People’s lack of kindness to the earth damages the air, water and the land. This causes people and animals to suffer, too. Being kind allows us to feel connected to everything and everyone.