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A Person of Character...

…is in love with the good.
…is graced by humility.
…is honest.
…keeps his or her word.
…is conscientious and diligent.
…is courageous in choosing to do the right thing, 
even when it’s painful.
…is disciplined and self-controlled.
…is able to see the good in other human beings and draw it out.
…is generous and hospitable.
…perseveres when the going gets rough; possesses mental toughness.
…has such a honed moral instinct so as to be fully integrated—head, heart, and helping hand.
…refuses to choose a course of action based on popular opinion, 
but rather on a deeper sense of right versus wrong.
…takes responsibility for his or her mistakes.
…is a lifelong learner, never satisfied with his or her own 
shortcomings; continuously seeks wisdom.
…is self-possessed, and bestows dignity to all around him or her.
…puts others’ well-being above his or her own.
…honors his or her commitments.
…is compassionate and empathetic.
…is grateful and gracious.
…forgives and seeks forgiveness.
…should be able to discern the quality of character in others.