According to the Merriam-Webster Online dictionary, a virtue is “a beneficial quality or power of a thing or a commendable quality or trait.” They are concepts that we strive to live by and actions we strive to take in our everyday lives. The Nine Virtues as put forth by the ADF Dedicant manual are as follows:
We will first look at the Nine Virtues as they stand alone. We will then look at how they interact with one another within their functional groups as well as how they interact with the virtues outside of their functional group. Finally we will explore three of my personal virtues and how they relate to the Nine Virtues of ADF.