January - Diligence - focusing my effort on the work at hand
February - Respect - treating others with honor and dignity because of their worth as human beings
March - Alertness - being aware of what is taking place around me so I can respond appropriately
April - Honesty - being truthful in what I say and do
May - Positivity - maintaining a good attitude even when faced with difficulty
June - Trustworthiness - gaining the confidence of others by demonstrating reliability
July - Gratefulness - demonstrating appreciation to others for what I have and how they have helped me
August - Responsibility - knowing and doing what is expected of me
September - Patience - taking the time necessary to work through a difficult situation
October - Compassion - helping those in need
November - Forgiveness - releasing feelings of resentment
December - Empathy - showing consideration and understanding to heal the hurt of others
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