Character Traits D-F

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Decisiveness vs. Procrastination
The ability to recognize key factors and finalize difficult decisions.

Deference vs. Rudeness
Limiting my freedom so I do not offend the tastes of those around me.

Dependability vs. Inconsistency
Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice.

Determination vs. Faintheartedness
Purposing to accomplish right goals at the right time, regardless of the opposition.

Diligence vs. Slothfulness
Investing my time and energy to complete each task assigned to me.

Discernment vs. Shortsightedness
Understanding the deeper reasons why things happen.

Discretion vs. Simplemindedness
Recognizing and avoiding words, actions, and attitudes that could bring undesirable consequences.

Endurance vs. Discouragement
The inward strength to withstand stress and do my best.

Enthusiasm vs. Apathy
Expressing joy in each task as I give it my best effort.

Faith vs. Presumption
Confidence that actions rooted in good character will yield the best outcome, even when I cannot see how.

Flexibility vs. Resistance
Willingness to change plans or ideas according to the direction of my authorities.

Forgiveness vs. Rejection
Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and not holding a grudge.

(contributed by Character First)