January Virtue: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as you are. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you. You are HONEST when: 1. You say what you mean and mean what you say. 2. You make promises you can keep. 3. You tell the truth tactfully. 4.You admit your mistakes. 5. You refuse to lie, cheat or steal. And, 6. You are true to yourself and do what you know is right