Generic Definition

“bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint; steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity”

Biblical Definition

“calmly allowing any trials to teach me lesons that will help my Christian character and maturity”

Bible Verse

“And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.”

1 Thessalonians 5:14


  • 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.