Generic Definition

“willingness to give or to share”

Biblical Definition

“freely offering my time, attention, resources for the good of others, imitating God, who does the same for me”

Bible Verse

“Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.”

Luke 6:30

Notable Quotes

Anne Frank

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

Winston Churchill

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Simone Weil

Philosopher, mystic and political activist.
“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.”

John Bunyan

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.

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