REFLECTION (Day 4 of 7)
(Need to start at the beginning? Day 1)
One year, I read a chapter of Proverbs every day (you can read through the book 12 times in a year if you’re willing to sneak in chapter 31 in those months that have fewer days).
That said, my takeaway was that integrity really, really, really matters.
People around you count on your honesty, fairness, generosity, and general goodness. They need to be able to trust you and that goes double in marriage.
I’ll own that some days it’s hard to follow through in word or deed on the things I know are important. I don’t want to clean the kitchen, do bookkeeping, or any number of other chores. I don’t want to say the hard things. Why can’t I just fudge the truth a bit and avoid an argument? Really, do I have to go to church or show up at that party? (All you introverts will understand.)
Wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it. MH McKee
Having integrity is costly, but it is very much worth the price.