What is YOUR personal integrity?

Writer Donald Miller says that a therapist recently asked him to write a few lines about what integrity means to him.

He says it changed his life, and his thinking.

Because integrity… when it comes right down to it… is a very personal thing.

You can hide things from people, but not from yourself.

Here’s what Don came up with for himself:

Don has integrity when he:

      1. Doesn’t promise more than he can deliver.
      2. Stands in the authority God has given him.
      3. Consistently contributes something positive to the world.
        4. Accepts the idea that

to much has been given much is expected

      5. Allows God and trusted others to correct his path.
      6. Follows through on agreed upon tasks.
      7. Acknowledges God as his leader and Jesus as his friend.
      8. Keeps work and family in balance.
      9. Always keeps love at the core of his interactions with other people.
      10. Does not default to a victim mindset, but takes responsibility for what can be done.
      11. Does not people please.
      12. Sees people as the lost or tarnished masterpieces of Christ.
      13. Is strong.
      14. Is faithful to Betsy.
      15. Is true to his creative calling.

What does integrity mean to you?  I mean… PERSONALLY… mean to you?

Try this exercise.

Read more from Don here…

 

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