As written in Webster’s 1913 Dictionary and found on Webster’s-Dictionary.org:
1. The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.
2. Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; – used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.
The moral grandeur of independent integrity is the sublimest thing in nature.
Their sober zeal, integrity, and worth.
3. Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.
Language continued long in its purity and integrity.
– Sir M. Hale.
Today’s post is a reminder to myself to have integrity in my thoughts and actions. It is a reminder to pass judgement only when danger is a real possibility and even then to judge with careful thought. I plan to meditate on that.
Keep on keepin’ on and keep it Zenful,
-The Zenful Blogger