If I lie...

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Real Estate Agent with RE/Max Associates DE#R1-0003085 PA#RS347136

After filling up my car with gas this morning, the pump failed to print out a receipt. I walked into the small shop and asked the attendant for a copy of it. He smiled a warm smile and said that only pump numbers 3, 5, and 6 had broken printers. If I avoided those in the future, I’d always get a receipt.

“Thanks for the tip,” I smiled at him in return.

 

“Oh, it’s no trouble. I want you to know the truth, for if I tell a lie, I have to tell one hundred more.”

 

What a smart man. Though it’s sometimes uncomfortable to tell the truth, in the long run it’s much easier. You have nothing to cover up, no need to try to remember what story you told to which person. One truth remains one truth, but one lie can lead to a hundred more.

 

Look for the wisdom that comes your way today and may it be a day of great success.

 

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Kat Palmiotti
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That is absolutely an interesting and true thing to say. I'll have to remember that.

May 18, 2019 04:02 AM #1
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Monica. How very refreshing to be greeted with the truth. Nice one.

May 18, 2019 04:56 AM #2
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for sharing this experience.

Have a great Sunday and an outstanding week.

May 19, 2019 09:36 AM #3
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Renae Bolton
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This is so true - in life and business. I try to make sure I tell the truth, even when I know a client might get upset with me. It's so much easier to take my lumps than to try to cover up the cover-up.

May 20, 2019 10:59 AM #4
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