Explore the value of Stewardship
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including stewardship. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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STEWARDSHIP QUOTATIONS
20180427 friday quote
“We take care of the future best by taking care of the present now.”

Jon Kabat-Ziin

20180425 wednesday quote
“We are called to assist the Earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own.”

Wangari Maathai

Friday
“A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”

Buddha

Monday pope
“The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”

Pope John XXIII

Wednesday
“I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that; then I realized that I am somebody.”

Unknown

20180423 monday quote
“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”

Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman]

20180424 tuesday quote
“My mission is to create a world where we can live in harmony with nature.”

Jane Goodall

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'stewardship'.
STEWARDSHIP
Thanks, Kermit I saw your Kermit the Frog billboard several years ago on my way to a work meeting. At the time, I was a reporter, which was not the right job for me. My dream was to stay home with my kids and be a writer. Seeing the billboard was surreal to me because first of all, it was just the message I needed at just the...
SUBMITTED BY BRIDGET HEOS
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STEWARDSHIP
Michaelcohen
Michael Cohen Michael J. Cohen has spent his entire life (70 + years) dedicated to the betterment of humanity. He operates (from limited donations and his own pocket) an educational program that supports our connection with the "web of life". In his model, books, and courses he shows people how to live more peacefully with...
SUBMITTED BY STACEY MALLORY
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STEWARDSHIP
MY SONS' INITIATIVES My two sons, Miguel (15) and Kristian (11), are in high and elementary school respectively. I have been teaching them on how to preserve the environment. Aside from the values they learned from their schools and from our own home, I teach them to love God above all and His creations. I have been telling them that...
SUBMITTED BY ESMERALDO
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Nikki B. from Chicago, IL JULY 16, 2010
I was wondering if there is a Jane Goodall Stewardship billboard in the Chicago area? My friend and I are big fans of both Goodall and values.com and are trying to get a picture.

Larry T. from USA OCTOBER 13, 2009
Correction - stewardship is the taking care of something. The person with that responsibility is the steward.