Staying Real to Your Word

Daily OM: Promises are quickly made. Keeping them commonly proves more difficult since when we are pressured to aim constantly for excellence, we find it easier to consent to undertake impossible tasks than to state no. Similarly, there is an unlimited array of conditions that conspire to goad us into informing falsehoods, even when we hold a great reverence for truth. When you strive to regularly keep your word, however, you secure your reputation and promote yourself as someone who can be trusted to be unfailingly truthful. Though your honesty may not constantly endear you to others-- for there will constantly be those who fear the fact-- you can nevertheless be specific that your integrity is never ever stained by the patina of deceit. Because frankness and sincerity form the basis of all life-enriching relationships, your word is among your most precious and powerful possessions ... read more>>>> > > ...