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The Eleven Principles
by Elora E'tain
06/21/03
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Principal & Personal Definition


Virtuous:
Purity of mind, body and spirit.
Thoughtful, prayerful of impure
thoughts, speech and actions and the consequences,earthly and spiritually to self and others.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Psalm 51:10, create in me a pure heart, O God and renew steadfast spirit within me.

Goal: To set the Lord, my savior ahead and in all things I do.

Verse: Mt 7:13, Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and enter many
through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads life, and only a few find it.

Goal: Awareness and vigilance through the spirit in keeping impurity from my mind, body, spirit and tongue.

Verse: John 17:17, Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.

Goal: Daily prayer for discernment so that I may truly know God's will vs. my own.

Verse: Peter 3: 3-4, Your beauty should not come from outward adornment~
(Paraphrased)

Goal: Live in the light of the Lord & glorify His beauty.




Principal & Personal Definition


Trustworthy:
One whom inspires confidence
through actions of integrity,
character & speech.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Col 2:10, and you have been given fullness in Christ;Whom is the head over every power and authority.

Goal: To ask God daily to continue to grow my spirit in gentleness, sympathy, understanding and tolerance and still yet allowing me to stand firm with those I must do so with.

Verse: Gal 5:16-26, ~Life by the Spirit; So I say live by the spirit~ (Paraphrased)

Goal: Waiting for God's guidance in all matters. Trusting in Him and His plan for me.

Verse: Proverbs 10:17 & 19, ~He whom heeds discipline shows the way to life~
~When words are many, sin is not absent, but he whom holds his tongue is wise.~

Goal: Daily awareness, self-control and obedience.

Verse: Jb 27:2-6 (5), I will never admit you are right; till I die, I will not deny my integrity.

Goal: Ever-vigilant , not letting a person nor situation cause me to compromise my integrity.




Principal & Personal Definition


Energetic:
A quiet, persistent force applied with wisdom & grace. The knowledge of assets & limitations & the
flow & balance between them.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Col 3:23, Whatever you do, work at it with all of your heart, as though working for the Lord, not for men.

Goal: Daily, being ever-thankful for what God has provided me to do. Though my earthly work is of the world I shall approach it as it is work for the glory of God.

Verse: Prv 31:27, She watches over the affairs of her household
and does not eat the bread of idleness.

Goal: Seek to keep my hands busy with the work of the Lord & in service to others. Providing a warm and welcoming home for family and friends and those in need of comfort.

Verse: Ps 33:20-22, ~We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. In Him our hearts rejoice~ (Paraphrased)

Goal: To keep a joyful heart, energized with the excitement of what awaits in the future that the Lord has already put into motion, knowing He is there with every step I take.

Verse: Gal 6:10, Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those whom belong to the family of believers.

Goal: Create a bigger place in my life and heart to serve those both in my church and community with my God given gifts.




Principal & Personal Definition


Physically Fit
Fitness of mind, body and spirit.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Cor 6:19-20, Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you? ~Therefore, honor God with your body.~ (Paraphrased)

Goal: Quit Smoking~ Achieved, May, 2003.
Awareness of my body, its energy and how what
I nourish my body with effects my well-being as a whole. Continue to stay active in a variety of activities that keep
my body fit.

Verse: 1 Thes 5:23, May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through & through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept
blameless.

Goal: Vigilance through prayer in keeping a prepared and fit mind & spirit, at the ready, humbly accepting to do His work and battles that He sets me to task.

Verse: Rom 12:2, ~but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Goal: Continue to break free of worldly perceptions and perceive only
that of which is from God.




Principal & Personal Definition


Economical
Awareness and Prudence regarding financial
matters.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Prv 21:20, In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has.

Goal: Not over-extending nor under-extending
resources. Remaining frugal, yet generous.

Verse: Prv 31:16, She considers a field and buys it;out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.

Goal: Reverently and wisely using that which God
provides, thankful with what is received and
turning it into something productive.

Verse: 2 Cor 8:12, For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.

Goal: Follow through on promises and give as much as I am able, aware that God gives to us so that we may give to others.




Principal & Personal Definition


Unselfish Willingness to give of one's self without prejudice nor with expectation for rewards. a measurement of one's
immense ability to love and care for another as provided by Christ's example.

Verses & Personal Goals

Verse: Esther 4:16, ~And if I perish, I perish~
(Paraphrased)

Goal: Willingly give all that I have that God provides for me to serve Him and to serve all; Those with the greatest of need to those of the least.

Verse: Prv 31:15, She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.

Goal: To attain and hold a attitude and conviction of giving even when doing so
may be inconvenient, challenging or a heavy burden. Consideration of others needs
before my own at times.

Verse: Eph 5:21, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Goal: To put aside my own interests in dealing with others.





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