December 12, 2017 6:32 am Last modified: 3:10 am

Op-ed

Virtue of the Week: Cooperation

Cooperation is working together, sharing the load. When we cooperate, we join with others to do things that cannot be done alone. We are willing to follow the rules, which keep everyone safe and happy. Together we can accomplish great things.
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Bigotry Is Not Representative of the Virgin Islands Community

Pash Daswani is alarmed by recent comments made by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw on Facebook that show she is narrow minded and bigoted.
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Addressing the Looming Cost of Rebuilding

Justin Moorhead advises how the U.S. Virgin Islands can go through the recovery period in the aftermath of two hurricanes. He points out the pitfalls that are coming and says residents must think “outside the box” to accomplish the huge task ahead.
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Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsibly. You don't forget and you don't need to be reminded.
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Virtue of the Week: Self-Discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.
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How Can Things Be Different the Next Time?

Angel E. Dawson Jr. takes stock of what the Virgin Islands is going through and asks that we begin immediately to plan a new future for the territory.
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Virtue of the Week: Responsibility

Being responsible means others can trust you to do things with excellence. You accept accountability for your actions. When you make a mistake, you offer amends instead of excuses.
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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly.
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Virtue of the Week: Compassion

An affirmation: I have compassion. I notice when someone is hurt or needs my help. I take the time to show that I care.
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Virgin Islanders Step Up to the Plate During This Crisis

Stephanie Emelia Barnes appreciates and praises the governor and so many others for the work they are doing for the recovery after the wrath of Hurricane Irma.
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