Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. The truth is what is real and authentic for us, not on what others believe is best for us. It ‘s hard to discern without reflection and slowing down to shed undue influence including the stories we tell ourselves. Truth comes from investigation and…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness is about not deceiving others or ourselves. We speak and act in what is authentic to ourselves, doing so after our investigations. Truthfulness to ourselves requires us to take the time to investigate our true nature so we can live in our true…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness is about speaking the truth in what we say and how we live life. In truthfulness, we make decisions that are realistic. We do not trick our mind in deception or allow others perception to have undue influence. Our personal truth is who…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness is about being trustworthy in our promises. When we practice truthfulness, we begin with being honest and authentic with ourselves. The perception of others is not what influences what is best for our family or us. We investigate to find our truth and…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness is what we base the growth of other virtues. When we are truthful, we are authentic to ourselves and others. There is no pretending to be something we do not live. We speak the truth, based on what we have seen and investigated…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness is a commitment to what is real and authentic for us. Many are careful not to lie, cheat or deceive others, but we must also be careful to do the same for ourselves. Truthfulness calls for us to be authentic to ourselves. We…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness.  Truthfulness is the key to building all of our virtues.  It begins with keeping promised that we make to ourselves.  Truthfulness is living our own purpose.  We are not here to be all things to all people or to live their dreams. My reflection…

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Gifts of Character – Truthfulness

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Truthfulness. Truthfulness has a two way application. Number one is being truthful with ourselves, what is best for us, what is our true nature and purpose. Number two is being truthful to others, refusing to lie, cheat or deceive with either our words or actions.…

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Gifts of Character – Sincerity

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Sincerity. Sincerity is about truthfulness with ourselves about who we are without trying to impress others. We are enough, and words and actions reflect a pure intent. We help others for the sake of helping; we serve in the interests of serving. Today I am…

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Gifts of Character – Tact

My reflection today is on the Virtue / Character of Tact. Tact is about discerning when to speak and then doing so with courtesy. We think about our spoken word and the impact they will have, especially when their truthfulness will be hard to hear. We are guided by gentleness while living up to truthfulness.…

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