Tag Archives: Honesty

  • Guest Column:
    Honesty

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    Honesty can seem like a simple concept. Merriam-Webster defines it as “fairness and straightforwardness of conduct; adherence to the facts; sincerity.” Or perhaps we are more familiar with it being “to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.” But, like any other traits, I believe there is more depth to it […]

  • Guest Column:
    Honesty

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      Growing up as a child in the Spokane Valley in a large family of six siblings, sincerity and love for the truth didn’t always win out. With the occasional sibling scuffle and subsequent blame and denials that followed, I must confess the drive of my own self-interest stretched the truth at times. Fortunately for […]

  • Honesty…Teaching your kids

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    Learning is more fun if it is a game! Thank you to simpleathome.com for this lesson: “A classic game of go fish required honesty from players on whether they have the card asked for. Ask each child how they would feel if one of the other players lied about the cards they had? Then challenge […]

  • Guest Column:
    Honesty

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. is said to have remarked about children: “Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by them.” So for the PACE February character trait of the month honesty guest column, the PACE board went straight to the experts… kindergartners. We asked PACE partner Tekoa School District […]

  • Honesty…Teaching your kids

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    Learning is more fun if it is a game! Thank you to simpleathome.com for this lesson: “A classic game of go fish required honesty from players on whether they have the card asked for. Ask each child how they would feel if one of the other players lied about the cards they had? Then challenge […]

  • Guest Column: President Lincoln’s Legacy: Honesty, Integrity,
    and Personal Example

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    “If people believe in your word, then the opportunity to make a difference is enhanced.” When casually asked to define an “honest person” the logical response is, “It’s someone who tells the truth.” But when honesty is revered as a character trait we need to go beyond a simple definition and ask: What attributes do […]

  • Guest Column: Honesty
    by Bryan Jarrett, PACE Board Member

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    “By being honest in our lives, we build trustworthiness and integrity with our family, friends, co-workers…” According to Wikipedia, Honesty refers to a facet of moral character and connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as integrity, truthfulness, and straightforwardness, including straightforwardness of conduct, along with the absence of lying, cheating, theft, etc. Furthermore, honesty means […]