My past conduct was so transparent and so honest that when my enemies spread rumours about me nobody believed them.
It is always healthy to be honest.
One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.
When you know yourself-your strengths, joys, limitations, and fears-you can live in truth and transparency in all areas of your life.
Instead of fleeing God scrutiny, David welcomed it. It’s like he was saying, “Look God, since I can’t hide from you, since you know my very thoughts before I think them, I want you to fully know me. Be in the very core, the essence of my being. If you’re going to know me, then know everything about me!
Once I finally understand the immensity of my own impoverishment, I am finally in a position to see the enormity of God’s majesty.
Healing takes place when grievances are given ample and patient space to be acknowledged, when there is transparency and honesty, when everybody is given the chance to be heard, when nobody is excluded, when people can accept the energy of the conflict and use it as a major opportunity for growth.
I show my scars so that others know they can heal.
Let’s stop kidding ourselves that Greek debt is the Euro’s key problem. With Greece gone, who’s next ?
Truth’s nakedness is not concerned with whom it strikes – painfully, or with pleasure; responding appropriately to its ingenuous temperament, however, rewards perceptions of unbiased transparency.