Generic Definition

“the capacity of an object or substance to withstand great force or pressure.”

Biblical Definition

“The capacity to endure and overcome challenges through God's empowerment.”

Bible Verse

“"I can do all this through him who gives me strength." ”

Philippians 4:13

Notable Quotes


“If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.”

Dr. Seuss

“When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.”

Walter Bagehot

English journalist
“A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”


  • 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.