Action must follow suit
Abraham Lincoln said, “Reputation is the shadow. Character is the tree.“
Our reputation is what we try to display and profile for others to see, but character is who we are when no one is watching.
Having Good Character means doing the just and right thing solely because it is intelligent, respectful and honourable to do what is right.
Anybody can dish out promises and good ‘intentions’, but unless action follows suit those same words disintegrate into empty waffle and impactful lies, leaving the recipient at the very least; rightfully wary.
If this becomes a repetitive action, it’s not an accident, it’s chosen behaviour and it will ultimately destroy trust, relationships, and sabotage success in life.
There is nothing more attractive, enjoyable and rewarding than interacting with and being associated with someone with good character.
Be of good Good Character in all things and only associate with those who possess the same.
Anything less is not worth the time, angst, cost or heartbreak.
Choose wise and only allow what is healthy to grow in and around you.
Life is too short to play games with peoples lives or to let others play havoc with yours.