“There’s a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure the truth.”
– Maya Angelou
Serving suggestion: Best read with “Breathe Me” by Sia playing in the background.
Honesty. Truth. Integrity.
They have been fundamental values to me for many years, ever since I had the consciousness to make that choice for myself. And for a long time I prided myself on my honesty.
It was my dad (Hi, Dad!), in particular, who ingrained and influenced my value of truth and honesty in me as a child. Later, in my teens, my parents emphasised the importance of integrity to me. So, I have them to thank.
But why have I thrown my values out the window? (more…)