September 21, 2017 12:52 am Last modified: 12:47 am

Commentary

Virtue of the Week: Courage

Courage is bravery in the face of fear. You do the right thing even when it is hard or scary. When you are courageous, you don't give up. You try new things. You admit your mistakes. Courage is the strength in your heart.
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We Can Solve Health Care Issues in the Virgin Islands

Scott Johnston outlines a plan to reform and create health insurance in the Virgin Islands that is affordable and available to everyone.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Janesville

Janesville is a small city of 63,000 people in southern Wisconsin. Its winters are cold and long. Its population is 93% white and less than 2% black. Its congressman is Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
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A News Story Shouldn’t Bring More Trauma to a Victim

Clema S. Lewis, executive director of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, says that the V.I. Consortium went too far when it gave details of a woman’s allegation of a sexual assault.
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Boschulte Turns Over WICO to a New Captain

Joseph Boschulte, the outgoing CEO of the West Indian Company Ltd., says goodbye and offers some insights.
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Virtue of the Week: Commitment

Commitment is caring deeply about something or someone. It is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. ... You finish what you start. You keep your promises.
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Open Your Eyes

Arthur Joseph questions whether those who govern the Virgin Islands see themselves as the servants of the people or the rulers.
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Appreciating Those Who Saved the Transfer Day Fireworks

The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Committee thanks donors and volunteers for the success of the Transfer Day Centennial fireworks, which would have been canceled if they had not gotten involved.
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Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.
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Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. Don't listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
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