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Don’t Give In

Do not “give in” and yield to the demands of others when doing so compromises your integrity. Peace at all costs is sometimes not worth the price. Be clear and firm about your boundaries.

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Childhood Promises

Cross my heart and hope to die Promises made should not be broken Crossed fingers do not count Cross my heart and hope to die Integrity is learned in childhood Be careful what you model to your children Cross my … Continue reading

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Lies and Fools

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130729.html **************** Beware of he who lies; the world is full of fools eagerly waiting to hear what they long to be told. Does he speak the truth or only seek to control you using your own desires? Speak only … Continue reading

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How Much?

The value of our integrity ever increases with the price it costs. The more we struggle to keep it, and do so successfully, the more its value increases. Foolish one, do not trade your good name for a trifle. Integrity … Continue reading

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Empty

empty words non-lies unpromises maybe truths i say i do integrity either you have it or you don’t

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Ethics…Values?

Are ethics, moral values obsolete, a thing of romance novels about knights and honor? Is truth-telling an aspiration too high to achieve…I say, I do not in the values society teaches us? Our children learn these values by what they … Continue reading

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Who to Trust?

Now that the lies are being revealed, who do we trust? Pretty words spring from hearts filled with, “What’s in it for me?” And my own heart, how does it measure up to what I think I believe? Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Not for Sale

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30 Pieces of Silver

Thirty pieces of silver What value has integrity? Be careful that the arrow you shoot into the heart of another does not return to pierce your own.

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Owl Wisdom #18

It is not enough to say, “This isn’t right.” We must also refuse to participate in anything that we know to be wrong. Integrity requires action and is priceless.

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Integrity — Yours and Mine

How is it that we can do a hundred good things and no one pays attention, but let us slip once and we hear about it for the rest of our lives? I have had my trust broken many times, … Continue reading

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Borrowed Poem #9 Happy People

“Happy are people of integrity,” who can not be bought or intimidated. Honor is not an old fashioned, obsolete value. For he who maintains the love of the Lord is blessed beyond measure. Be faithful to what your inner voice … Continue reading

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Core of Heroes

How brave am I? Can I count on my courage? Integrity is not a sometimes thing. It demands unceasing commitment. Courage combined with integrity creates the core of heroes. We all have it within ourselves to be heroes. The choice … Continue reading

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Look Again!

Corruption Seems to reign today Until you look past illusions Integrity Never  is passé

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Divided Integrity

Integrity can not be divided; you either practice the values in which you believe, or you do not. Just as you can not be a little pregnant, integrity, by definition, does not leave room for “just this once,” or “little … Continue reading

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Where is the Line?

The man stole a diamond ring and sold it to another man who knew it was stolen. He, in turn, gave the ring to his girlfriend, who wondered how her lover got the ring as she knew he had little … Continue reading

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Honor, Quaint?

Honor–a quaint word of the past? No, for without honor, without integrity, selfishness prevails. Consider carefully how your actions affect others. Pray as Jabez did: “…and most of all, may I cause no pain.”

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I’m Not Easy to Love

I’m not easy to love for I demand integrity in a relationship– yours and mine. Sometimes we both fail to keep the gold standard, leaving us struggling to love unconditionally, but feeling disappointed.

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I Say, I Do

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Integrity

You can not buy integrity; it is gained truth by truth. One lie can destroy a mountain of integrity and make it hard to restore. Guard it carefully for truth is precious. Do not make promises you can not keep–the basis … Continue reading

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Faithful

Faithful Dependable, trustworthy Promising, delivering, thanking To the faithful, You show Yourself faithful My integrity is my shield Promises kept Unbreakable

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Samurai Integrity

The Samurai’s code of ethics can not be compromised by outside influence. He is totally protected by his inner guidance. De we have a value system to which we adhere with the strength of a Samurai? What are my values? … Continue reading

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Masks

Happy or sad our masks we wear and think that no one sees, our anger, greed, lust and hate covered with falsity. There comes a time, and this is near, when we stand transparent for all to see our mind’s … Continue reading

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Integrity

‘ Integrity–I say, I do! Commitments are kept. I’m too tired; I’ll start tomorrow; Nobody’s perfect. You can’t be a little pregnant; you either have integrity, or you do not. It’s better to not make a commitment than break one. … Continue reading

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