Kristine Gifford

Several times I have had the blessing of serving in the Young Women organization of our church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This organization serves young women aged twelve to eighteen. Each Sunday at the beginning of the Young Women meeting, the girls and their leaders recite a theme that encourages them to live important values of the gospel of Jesus Christ, one of which is integrity. How do we define integrity? It could be defined as consistency to particular principles and standards of behavior, regardless of who is around. If we have integrity, we act and behave the same, whether we are alone, with a group of friends, or in a large crowd. In other words, integrity is the act of behaving honorably, even when no one is watching.

What are some of the character traits we see in a person with integrity? There are many, but here are a few.

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