June 27, 2022
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Tag: Honesty

Honesty is Still the Best Policy

Thomas Jefferson wrote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” The heart of truth is honesty. A person is as good as his or her promise. It is said that ‘my word is my bond’ was used before written documents were common...

Prevalent, Modern Forms of Self-Deception

Deep down, at the core of our being, we all want to live honest lives. By an honest life, I mean a life free of self-deception.  This requires constant examination [1] of our lives to ensure that we are following the straight and narrow road that...

Honesty is Always the Best Policy

Time for me to make a little confession! When I was a teenager, back in the 1950s, I dressed like a normal teenage boy of the time. And, I must confess, I had learned a trick that would allow me to use a pay phone in those days without having to pay...

What Messages are We Giving to the People Around Us?

One year on the day before Thanksgiving, a man named Gerald was sent to the store by his wife Mabel to purchase some of the things she needed to prepare the holiday meal. Gerald was known to everyone as “Big Jerry,” both because of his size and...

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