Integrity is not what we do so much as who we are. And who we are in turn, determines what we do. Our system of value is so much a part of us that we cannot separate it from ourselves. It becomes the navigating system that guides us. It establish priority in our lives and judges what we will accept or reject.
We are all faced with conflicting desires. No one, no matter how spiritual can avoid this battle. Integrity is the factor that determines which desire will prevail. We struggle daily with situations that demands decisions between what we want to do and what we ought yo do.
Integrity establishes the ground rules for resolving this tension.
Integrity weld what we say, think., and do into a whole person.
Integrity binds our person together and foster a spirit of contentment within us. It will not allow our lip to violate our heart.
When integrity is the referee, we will be consistent.;our beliefs will be mirrored by our conduct..
Integrity is not only the referee between conflicting desires. It is the pivotal point between a happy person and a divided spirit.
It frees us to be whole persons no matter what comes our way.
..... Allow your integrity to be the referee in your personal decision making process.