November 18, 2017 2:14 am Last modified: 5:50 pm

Commentary

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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Moving Forward Despite Irma

Justin Moorhead says: “’Never let a crisis go to waste’… It reminds me that there is opportunity in the most challenging of situations. The emphasis is not on any crisis. It is the opportunity that each crisis represents for change.”
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Plaskett Gives Update on Hurricane Aid

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett gives an update of what is happening on the federal level to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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On Behalf of Those at the Bottom of the Economic Ladder

Sharon A. Simmons, Ph.D., an assistant professor of global entrepreneurship, makes a plea to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and the V.I. Government.
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Virtue of the Week: Kindness

Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. Be thoughtful about people's needs. Show love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help.
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Virtue of the Week: Love

Love is a special feeling that fills your heart. You show love in a smile, a kind word, a thoughtful act or a hug. Love is treating people and things with care and kindness because they mean so much to you. Love is contagious.
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Virgin Islands Not Nice

I am a Virgin Islander in disbelief of what I see every day. I was born and raised in this beautiful paradise that has potential to grow and uplift its people. I said "had" because it’s too late now in my opinion.
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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. You treat people and things gently and respectfully.
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V.I. Crisis: No Matter Where You Start, Answer Must Come from Inside

There is a way in which outsiders can play a useful role. They can point out things that seem different, out of the ordinary. These are things that local people are so accustomed to that they seem normal.
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Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. Instead of just reacting, with detachment you are free to choose how you will act.
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