Integrity: Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. This is according to Dictionary.com website.
Do you live your life with integrity? Would you say that others believe you live your life with integrity?
We certainly can’t control what anyone else thinks, so it doesn’t make sense to care about it.
Have you ever heard someone talk about themselves as though they have great integrity, and you get the distinct feeling that perhaps they don’t understand the real essence of the word.
Would you agree that one part of integrity is doing what you said you were going to do? You know like keeping your word. Following through. Someone covers for you in some way and you indicate you will reciprocate in a certain time frame. You do not. No reason given. You just don’t.
Are you out of integrity? I believe so. Will this create a lack of trust in the future? Of course.
How do you feel about the word integrity? Does it describe you? Do you strive to live with integrity?