Courtesy is also a way of life. Whether it is saying Yes Ma’am or Yes Sir to an adult or opening a door for a lady or friend, how we display courteous polite behavior tells people a lot about us.
Webster’s Dictionary says: as polite behavior; a polite remark or gesture.
Respect yourself and everyone.We all need to respect others as well as ourself. We should always show respect to persons in authority and people who are older then us.
Webster’s Dictionary says: Show regard for, esteem, concern; willingness to show appreciation for or consideration for, polite expression of appreciation.
Integrity is a steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code. Is defined as “Strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct”.
Webster’s Dictionary says: firm adherence to a code of standard of values; solidness.
Self-Control is a dominant influence or authority over oneself.
Webster’s Dictionary says: control one’s feelings, desires or actions by one’s will.
Perseverance is to persist in an idea, purpose, or task despite obstacles. Remember that when learning a new kick or form that doesn’t come easy to you or doing that math problem that you don’t quite understand, keep trying and you will get it.
Webster’s Dictionary says: a steadfast adherence to a course of action, belief, or purpose.
Determination – Indomitable Spirit is incapable of being subdued or defeated, specifically spiritually. Indomitable Spirit is the combination of all the other tenants. Showing courtesy to others and exercising self-control help build indomitable spirit. Persevering through tough times shows indomitable spirit; the sprit that is given to us by God.
Webster’s Dictionary says: the quality of being resolute or firm in purpose; a fixed tendency for an objective.