1. The quality of sound honest character.
  2. The state of being whole and undivided.
honesty – probity – rectitude – sincerity – wholeness
With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best. ~ Zig Ziglar

My life is quite simple.  Imperfect, yes, but oh, so, simple.  In fact, I can whittle it down to a nice equation:

Integrity + Harmony x Love = Happiness

So, what exactly is INTEGRITY?  I suppose that can only be defined by each person.  For me, I find the definition in the wonderful teaching of Mahatma Ghandi when he said “happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” In fact, INTEGRITY can be applied not only within, but in all aspects of life: business, government, nature, etc.

You may not see the word “integrity” in Ghandi’s quote, but to me INTEGRITY is the soundness of the whole of I; the elements of which ebb and flow into and out of each other as the waves on an ocean.  When one element loses its congruency, then INTEGRITYof the whole of I is compromised.

What does INTEGRITY mean to you?

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