Training the Habit of Truthfulness

When the right idea or thought is planted in the garden of a child’s soul, with the ever present help of the Divine Life—the Holy Spirit—that idea begins to influence a child’s thoughts and decisions.  Those decisions then become actions. Those actions then become habits. Those habits then become character.  I love how Ralph Waldo Emerson says it: “Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.” SOWING IDEAS To train a habit, we must sow ideas. […]