Honor

Credibility

What Is Credibility? Credibility comprises the objective and subjective components of the believability of a source or message. Credibility has two key components: trustworthiness and expertise, which both have objective and subjective components. Trustworthiness is based more on subjective factors, but can include objective measurements such as established reliability. Expertise can be similarly subjectively perceived,...

What Rights do Parents Have Over Children?

The New Curriculum: Reading, Writing, and Self-esteem

The New Curriculum: Reading, Writing, and Self-esteem One of the most dominant articles of faith pervading the modern curriculum is the notion that children can’t achieve and wont succeed unless they have high self-esteem. In parochial and public schools, in reading and writing, in health class and on the sports...

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Want To Build Your Child’s Self-esteem?

Want To Build Your Child’s Self-esteem? Tell them how ordinary they are. A growing body of research suggests that praising kids for their talent and intelligence doesn’t help them achieve success — it sets them up for disappointment. All are self-esteem boosters that parents lavish on their children to make...

Spiritual Practices: Gratitude

Spiritual Practices: Gratitude Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’, is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts. The experience of gratitude has historically been a...

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Thankfulness

Thankfulness More than 19 centuries ago, God inspired the apostle Paul to predict today’s global attitudes and write them down to warn us: “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves . . . unthankful, unholy” (II Timothy 3:1-2)....

What Is The Virtue of Justice?

The Virtue of Justice Being just to other people, however, presupposes a more fundamental order of justice in which we name things justly. We could not fulfill our obligation in justice to pay another the ten dollars we owe him if we fail to call a sawbuck a sawbuck, and...

Honour

What Is Honour? Honour (or honor in American English) is the idea of a bond between an individual and a society as a quality of a person that is both of social teaching and of personal ethos, that manifests itself as a code of conduct, and has various elements such as valor, chivalry, honesty, and compassion....

Family Honor

What Is Family Honor? Family honor (or honour) is an abstract concept involving the perceived quality of worthiness and respectability that affects the social standing and the self-evaluation of a group of related people, both corporately and individually.[1][2] The family is viewed as the main source of honor and the community highly values the relationship between honor...

Self-esteem

What Is Self-esteem? Self-esteem reflects an individual’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of their own worth. It is the decision made by an individual as an attitude towards the self. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself, (for example, “I am competent”, “I am worthy”), as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame.[1] Smith and Mackie (2007) defined it...

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Ghay­ra (En­deav­or)

Ghay­ra (En­deav­or) Endeavor (ghayra) literally means making every effort of concern, and being alert in striving, for chastity, honor, and esteem. It signifies being on the alert in respect of religious prohibitions. God is limitless in His concern for the purity of His servants and is infinitely pleased with the...

Gratitude To God In The Old Testament

Gratitude To God In The Old Testament Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. (Ecclesiastes, 5:19) Sing to the Lord, you saints of His; praise His holy...

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Thanksgiving In The Bible

Thanksgiving In The Bible “O Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great...

Quotes About Worship

Worship Quotes Worship means one’s sincere acknowledgement of himself or herself as a servant and God as the sole and true Object of Worship. It consists in a servant designing his or her life in accordance with the relations between a true servant and the True Object of Worship, in...

Justice As A Virtue

Justice (virtue) Justice is one of the four cardinal virtues in classical European philosophy and Roman Catholicism. It is the moderation or mean between selfishness and selflessness – between having more and having less than one’s fair share.[1] Justice is closely related, in Christianity, to the practice of Charity (virtue) because it...

Gratitude Quotes 

Gratitude Quotes Gratitude is a powerful expression of love and it can perform miracles in your life. There are countless benefits associated with being grateful. Among these, gratitude has been linked to increased levels of happiness and life satisfaction. Giving thanks is one of the most powerful ways there is to increase...

Gratitude

What Is Gratitude? Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’,[1] is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.[2] The experience of gratitude has historically been a focus of...

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Is It Possible For Us Give Enough Thanks To God?

Is It Possible For Us Give Enough Thanks To God For Even A Morsel Food? If only the picture of a bunch of grapes had been shown to us, could the whole of mankind produce it, even if they worked in close cooperation? Whereas God nourishes us with all those...

Is It Possible For Us To Give Enough Thanks To God?

Is It Possible For Us To Give Enough Thanks To God? If only the picture of a bunch of grapes had been shown to us, could the whole of mankind produce it, even if they worked in close cooperation? Whereas God nourishes us with all those bounties of His for...

Honesty

Honesty: A Muslim View When honesty is lost, then wait for the Hour (the Day of Judgment). These are the words of Prophet Muhammad. They paint a picture of the time leading up to the Day of Judgement, when righteous people will be sorrowful due to the lack of honesty...

The Virtue of Justice

The Virtue of Justice Justice is the virtue that perfects the will. It is defined as the constant and perpetual will to render each person his due. There are three different kinds of justice that correspond to the three basic relations that form the structure of life within society. Corresponding...

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