Your word is the only thing you have. If you give your word to someone that you will do something and you do not, you are breaking your word. In essence you are breaking trust, because you have entered into a verbal contract with that person by making a promise to them. If you keep that promise you earn the respect of that person and your word then gains greater value because that person knows he or she can depend on you.

It takes longer to build respect than it does to destroy it.

listening to: Jann Arden – Living Under June
eating: Roasted Bell pepper Lime Tortilla chips
pet peeve of the day: ignorance
word of the day: lachrymose
word count: minimal
reading: just finished Deerskin – Robin McKinley
craving: an orange
feeling: melancholy
headspace: the lower ionosphere of some swampy primordial planet