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Measuring Character

I’ve heard it said that a person’s character can be guaged by what they do when no one is watching. On some level I agree. We all experience those moments when an opportunity to do something less than moral arises, and the possibility of anyone knowing is close to nothing. Maybe it’s in those moments we can see what a person is truly made of. But there is another, much more obvious scenario where a person’s true character will surface:

When they have been wronged.

Offenses comes in many shapes and sizes. There are small offenses, such as a snide remark that can be quickly overlooked and forgotten without saying a word. Others may require an apology or amends to be wiped clean. But there are some offenses that require immediate and powerful reaction. Possibly over a long period of time. I believe it is during these most hurtful offenses that our true character is exposed for all to see.

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