Character Comment Index

Date Title Comments 1/2/16 Initiative   1/9/16  Believing God Will Do What He Says   1/15/16 Making the Most of Ones Self  John Wooden 1/20/16 Seize the Moment  Why Bad Things Happen 1/26/16 This is Not a Day Care 2/2/16 The test of morality of society Bonheoffer 2/9/16 The test of morality of society – part 2 Bonheoffer – mentors influence 2/16/16 The...
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Character Comment – “Save Yourself” (again..)

Once again, I have decided to make this my annual Character Matters end of the year comment.  As I watch this year’s graduates through misty eyes, and think on my own children and grandchildren so quickly growing up, – yes, I truly believing it is worth repeating! ———————— I was once told by a very wise mentor, “Your children ask for many...
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Character Comment – Our Stories, Part 4

Our Stories – Part 4 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise (Eph. 6:2-3a) Children must be taught to obey. But notice how the 5th commandment has a reason attached, that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.  Young parents get so excited when they first hear their...
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Character Comment – Our Stories, Part 3

Our Stories – Part 3 “Hey, Mr. LoGiudice, we found gold… gold discovered at Covenant Christian Academy!” I heard that one day from an excited young lad who held up his hands after digging in the dirt to give evidence of his discovery. Digging in the playground or backyard, what boy or girl (mostly boys) hasn’t seen shiny gold sparkles on their hand and thought, “Eureka! I’ve...
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Character Comments – Our Stories, Part 2

Our Stories “[Solomon] pondered and sought out and set in order many proverbs. [He] sought to find acceptable words; and what was written was upright — words of truth” (Ecc. 12:9-10). Have you noticed that the Bible is mostly narrative? I’ve been told that it is nearly 80% narrative; moral lessons and instructions are weaved through stories, poems, and parables—life lived by real...
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Character Comment – Our Stories

Our Stories First of all, I want to thank Miss Kathleen Winslow who, over the years, helped me with these Character Matters comments. Along with my “Captive Thoughts” blog, she would edit my ramblings, cleaning up the grammar and making sure the comment fits the page. I recall once, after handing a draft to Miss Winslow commenting, ―I wonder if I’ll ever run out of things to say. ...
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