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Integrity: Ten Bucks or Three Cents?
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How much is your integrity worth?
The other day...
...my wife and I were eating out. While we were seated near the front of the restaurant when I heard something that amazed me. A guy about my age came in the front door. It seems there was a mistake with the money he paid for his mean. Here is the awesome bit, he through he had gotten $10 too much back! The amazed manager retrieved the meal receipt and assured him that he had paid the right amount. The guy realized he had gotten 5 cents back when he should have gotten 3 and insisted that he give the restaurant the 3 cents that he felt he owed. That amazed me! How often do we do such a thing? What type of integrity that takes? I can only hope that more people would have such integrity in their daily lives. What is your integrity worth? For that young man, it was worth 3 cents. In my estimation, that is worth all the money in the world!