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Hempstead Park

 

Business Park

 

Gazebo

 

The Depot at the Park

 

The Recreation Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each month a new character quality is featured on the website at (www.hempsteadcityofcharacter.com) and a person is honored for exemplifying that quality in their daily lives.

 

The Character Qualities For 2009 Are Listed Below:

January

Orderliness
vs.

Disorganization

"Arranging myself and my surroundings to achieve greater efficiency."
February Forgiveness
vs.
Rejection
"Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and not holding a grudge."
March Sincerity
vs.
Hypocrisy
"Eagerness to do what is right with transparent motives."
April Virtue
vs.
Impurity
"The moral excellence evident in my life as I consistently do what is right."
May Honor
vs.
Disrespect
"Respecting others because of the higher authorities they represent."
June Justice
vs.
Corruption
"Taking personal responsibility to uphold what is pure, right, and true."
July Gentleness
vs.
Harshness
"Showing consideration and personal concern for others."
August Faith
vs.
Presumption
"Confidence that actions rooted in good character will yield the best outcome, even when I cannot see how."
September Responsibility
vs.

Unreliability

"Knowing and doing what is expected of me."
October Patience
vs.
Restlessness
"Accepting a difficult situation without giving a deadline to remove it."
November Initiative
vs.
Idleness
"Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it."
December Self-control
vs.
Self-indulgence
"Rejecting wrong desires and doing what is right."