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Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude. Enthusiasm is being inspired.

You are practicing enthusiasm when you:

– Smile, laugh and enjoy what you do,

– Look forward to something eagerly,

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– Have a positive attitude,

– Do things wholeheartedly,

– Look on the bright side, and

– Are inspired by the wonders of life.


I am full of enthusiasm. I give 100 percent to whatever I do. I use my imagination. I am open to the wonders in store for me today.

The Family Connection was established in 2005 by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands as an early-childhood initiative. The mission of TFC is to strengthen the community child care and early education infrastructure in the USVI by building awareness of the importance of early learning and development for success and working with community agencies to promote quality care and education.

One of its efforts is the Virtues Project, an international initiative focused on building peaceful and caring communities.

The Source supports the Virtues Project. We will publish one of the virtues developed by the project each week.