Karl Grossman writes about the recent ceremony held at the synagogue of The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas to honor eight students from St. Thomas and St. John “who are dedicating their lives to social justice and the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”
The coarsening of our public life and political discourse is a dangerous trend. The term "dignity" is easily defined. A "quality of being worthy of honor or respect," "a composed or serious manner," "a sense of pride in oneself."
Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success.
Perseverance is being steadfast and persistent. You commit to your goals and overcome obstacles, no matter how long it takes. Like a strong ship in a storm, you don't become battered or blown off course. You just ride the waves.
Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing.
Wednesday is the deadline to register for the six-week VIPCA Marine Apprenticeship program, which offers free training in power boating, swimming, scuba, and sailing along with marina and dock management skills, first aid and CPR certification and a full-day day of learning aboard an official U.S. Coast Guard vessel.
Wednesday is the deadline to register for the six-week VIPCA Marine Apprenticeship program, which offers free training in power boating, swimming, scuba, and sailing along with marina and dock managem...
This is an amazing program! I was so lucky last year to be invited on the graduation cruise, and it was inspiring to see how far the graduates had progressed. They were all so excited to talk about everything they learned during the program!
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