Tuesday, January 6, 2009


It takes fortitude of character and maturity to return something valuable that is not yours. After the honest deed is done, it feels so liberating…to a certain extent one feels empowered. This is because one overcame greed.
Honesty nourishes the soul. And having a soul is what differentiates humans from the other animals. If man ignores the conviction of his conscience, succumbs to self-preserving instincts, then he is just like the lower animals.
Between stimulus and response is a choice. When man chooses to keep his integrity intact by remaining honest, he benefits from inner peace. This is much valuable that satisfying baser instincts.
So the saying, “to thine own self be true,” is a nugget of wisdom really worth applying in life!

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