Lately, the Bishop of my church has emphasized to the congregation the importance of keeping our commitments both to our fellow man and the Lord. His stated intention is to help us improve our integrity over the next two months.
The principle of commitment is of great importance both in the spiritual and temporal worlds and we are measured by our degree of integrity in both ecclesiastical and professional/social realms. I believe we are always rewarded spiritually for keeping our commitments both to the Lord and fellow man. Often times, we are rewarded temporally for keeping our temporal commitments.
I intend to document all of the commitments I have made, both publicly and privately, so as to be able to scope the expectations of me by both Divine and non. By so doing, I hope to better understand my level of integrity and identify areas for improvement. I quote from the letter: