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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day. Think positively. Thankfulness brings contentment.

Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared. With unity we accomplish more together than any one of us could do alone.

Confronting the Challenges Ahead Requires Coming Together

Justin Moorhead explains his two ideas on how to repair the U.S. Virgin Islands post-hurricanes: kick-start the economy; evaluate the recovery effort.

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.

If There Is No SNAP, Food Distribution Should Continue

Donna M. Christensen, M.D., the state chair of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, questions the decisions that are being made about SNAP and food distribution by the governor and others.

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.

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.

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.

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.

U.S. Virgin Islands Will Recover After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Sean Connor Jr. gives an overview of the last two weeks in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He gives some opinions and advice on how to proceed with the recovery process.

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