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    He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. Luke 16:10



    Honesty is also not just how we speak to others, but also how we speak to ourselves. While humility and modesty is a good thing, being too harsh on yourself is not being truthful.

    It is important for us to find a balance of knowing our blessings and shortcomings so we can continue to grow.

    When we are dishonest with ourselves, with others if chips away at our spirit, our faith and our trust in one another and ourselves. Dishonesty causes us to doubt who we are. It causes such mistrust, mistrust in our relationship with others, with God and with ourselves.

    It is work being honest in every way, little lies as to not hurt our friends and etc but it rids our conscience of such a tremendous weight and strengthens our faith.

    We can also find forgiveness in being truthful.

    Being honest is about following in God's footsteps, for He cannot lie.

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    Wonderfully said. It is, indeed, difficult sometimes to be honest and even little lies chip away at us. The saddest part is the mistrust that it generates. Once trust has been lost, it can never be fully recovered again. It is a loss that adversely affects the dishonest person as markedly as it affects those who have been affected by the dishonesty!
    Forgiveness is a powerful redemption, especially when it is given in love and accepted in humility. It can heal many wounds.

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    Amen and Amen!

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    I second that abbasgirl, AMEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    trust is so fragile....it is the strength that guides us, but whenever questions arise, the trust can shatter into a million pieces and it becomes difficult to know which pieces to pick up.
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    I'm not sure if I understand the reason for this thread.

    Most people can not handle honesty and the truth. I for one have to watch every word I say so as not to offend the other person. Is this being honest and truthful? No its not. If I ask a question I want the other persons honest opinion no matter how it makes me feel. The answer might be the wake up call I need.


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    I'm not too sure either Grime...but it's good.
    I like honest answers too.

    Phyllis, that was beautifully said.

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