Monday, December 9, 2013

Promise, Word, Honor

A promise is a commitment by someone to do or not do something.

That's right. Even if you don't say "I promise", agreeing to do something is making a promise. You're giving your word and your word should be your bond.

This society doesn't give a damn about honor any more. They have no problem saying one thing then doing another.

This happened to me tonight. A close friend said he'd do things for me. Took my credit card and 6 hours later returned with ....NOTHING. Then got pissed at me for me having believed him and taking him at his word.

I'm sorry. I'm an honorable person. I try very hard to stand by my word and if for some reason I can't I inform and communicate with that person. This behavior is apparently frowned upon and I'm at a loss as to why.

"I've decided to trust you"

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