Holy: I need to be, because He has told me to be.
Joyful: I want to be, but I must choose to be.
Generous: I've received lavishly, and I have much to give lavishly.
Faith: I was rescued from darkness by it, and I need to live each moment in light of it.
Hope: I rest in it, and I'm motivated to share it.
Peace: Its Prince calms the waves and moves mountains; surely that Prince knows my heart.
Grace: I'm chased by it, gripped by it, and living because of it.
Truth: I know because I know Whom I know. Absolutely.
Mercy: I breathe because of it, and I reflect it best when I live in passionate pursuit of His Glory.
Love: Because He first loved me I can now love Him and show that love to you.
Integrity: I am to be in all things, at all times, to all people, at all costs.
Forgiveness: I'm to look at your errors with love, because He has looked at my inexcusable ugliness with sacrifice I cannot fathom.
Forbearance: When Truth is not at stake and I don't agree and you don't agree, for the sake of unity, it's okay.
Honor: May it go well with me all the days of my life.
Thankful: Always and continually and in everything. It's a choice I make and an attitude I hold.
Teachable: I cannot understand the vastness of His greatness, but I can learn the details of His glorious creation and the disciplines in it.
Patience: I am who I am because its been given to me again and again; I want to give it out tenderly and intentionally to you.