Setting Our Pace

Simply because we are capable of something does not mean that we should do it. In fact, there is a great deal that we can do that we simply should not. Obviously, some things we are capable of are just plain wrong. We should not do them because they are immoral, unethical, or harmful to…

Compromising Respect

When we give others the ability to violate our integrity, we lose their respect and our own. Simply because someone asks or even demands something of us does not make it our obligation to concede. Of course, one of our primary goals should be to be of service to others wherever and whenever possible. However,…

A Commitment To Integrity

Not all battles are not meant to be won. The best way forward is not always through. Sometimes we need to step back, regroup, and look at things from a different perspective. Commitment to a direction, an idea, or a relationship is important if we want to be successful with it. Nothing worthwhile is accomplished…

The Two Sides Of Integrity

Integrity is represented in two directions. One side of integrity faces out into the world and the other faces us. Outwardly, our integrity is represented by who we are, how we present ourselves to others, what we do, what we say, and how well our actions align with our words and intentions. Inwardly, our integrity…

On Principle And Purpose

Our principles should take precedence over our desires. What we want should never be more important to us than what is right. The problem is that, without a clearly defined, tested, and proven set of first principles in our lives, it is very difficult to know the difference between what we desire and what is…