Wear Your Character Like You Wear Your Clothes
I am sure some of you are scratching your heads and wondering where this woman is going with this title. In a time in our world where being dishonest, lying, stealing, and other atrocities are on the rise, character seems to be sliding to the way side. I love this quote below because it explains what character is.
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To me, character is the core of us. It is a person being honorable, true, honest, moral both mentally and physically, caring, compassionate and does the right thing even when no one is looking. It is not something we come with as we enter this world, it is something we build in ourselves. And it can be lost easily.
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It is hard today to really know who has good character and who does not. This is why I say wear your character like you wear your clothes…..on the outside and turned right side out and not hidden under layers. Often people show a side of themselves that they think others want to see, or that will give them the results they want. But, it is not their real character
And I realize that those that already have good character will have no problem with what I am saying because they already do that. I am just hoping that some people who put on this mask of being so good, so honest and moral only to accomplish an end, will realize that once you do that and someone finds out differently, you have lost a great deal.
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Your character is up to you. No one can create it for you and only you can change it if it needs changing. If you have good values and character, wear it on the outside where the world can see it. Do not be like the Emperor in “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and walk around thinking you are fooling the world because the world will see through you. Always be authentic and real, be honest and good and treat people with kindness. Own your character and wear it on the outside with pride and if you are ashamed to show your true character, if you have to hide what you do or really believe…then maybe you need to reassess your character and see if it is character that is worthy to be shown.
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