Diligence comes from the Latin word diligere meaning to value highly, to take delight in.
A DILIGENT person is:
- a hard worker
A DILIGENT person applies him/herself to the task at hand:
- starts working right away
- works hard to finish a job
- invests time and energy
- does a job efficiently
- applies his/her God-given talents
DILIGENCE is a key ingredient to success in practice, exercise, and study.