Determination. “Stick with it, regardless.”
Honesty. “Speak and live the truth – always.”
Responsibility. “Be dependable. be trustworthy.”
Thoughtfulness. “Think of others before yourself.”
Confidentiality. “Don’t tell secrets.”
Punctuality. “Be on time.”
Self-control. “When under stress, stay calm.”
Patience. “Fight irritability. Be willing to wait.”
Purity. “Reject anything that lowers your standards.”
Compassion. “When another hurts, feel it with him.”
Diligence. “Work hard. Tough it out.”
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father . . . (Proverbs 29:3).
Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee (Exodus 20:12).
Hearken unto the father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old (Proverbs 23:22).
(Taken from Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life , p. 392.)