Consideration is being thoughtful of other people and their feelings. You consider how your actions affect them. You pay careful attention to what others like and don’t like, and do things that give them happiness.
Friendliness is being a friend, through good times and bad. You take an interest in other people and make them feel welcome. You share your belongings, your time, and yourself. Friendliness is the best cure for loneliness.
Bob White thinks workers should look up the chain of command at the schools and hospitals for the money they need, not keep seeking more money from the government.
In February, the Cruise Line Industry Association released its 2015 State of the Cruise Industry Report, citing that once again the Caribbean reigns supreme for cruise itineraries worldwide.
In this world, the rules that have governed others don’t apply and the “lessons of history” are not applicable to the United States. The result is a failure of imagination.
Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling of being valued and respected. Greet people pleasantly.
Bob White writes that the newly elected governor may turn out to be a revolutionary, making big changes like George Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.
Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead of revenge, make amends. Forgive yourself too.
Nolan Diehl, a longtime resident of Mandahl, shares memories of growing up surrounded by the beauty of Mandahl Bay and asks if Virgin Islanders can allow “another scenic and ecological wonder [to] be destroyed for eternity.”
Peacefulness is being calm inside. Take time for daily reflection and gratitude. Solve conflicts so everyone wins. Be a peacemaker. Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love.