Virtue of the Month

    Honesty

    Being honest is being open, trustworthy and truthful. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat or steal. Honesty is telling the truth. It is admitting mistakes even when you know someone might be angry or disappointed. Being honest means that you don’t pretend to be something you are not. With honesty, you can trust things to be as they appear.

    Congratulations! You are practicing Honesty when you …

     

    • Say what you mean and mean what you say
    • Make promises you can keep
    • Admit your mistakes
    • Refuse to lie, cheat or steal
    • Tell the truth tactfully
    • Are true to yourself and do what you know is right.

     

    Affirmation – I am honest. I can be trusted to keep my word. I admit my mistakes. I tell the truth, kindly and tactfully. I have no need to impress others. I accept myself as I am.