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Monday, November 07, 2016

KEEPING COMMITTMENTS

Question Of The Week 11-7-16

What is honor, and does it even matter anymore?
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Blogger Lynn said...
Good question. To me it means someone you respect, who is above-board all the time.
5:28 AM
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Blogger LL Cool Joe said...
Honour is a strange word because I sometimes question if anyone deserves it. I include myself in that. To me it means having the upmost respect for someone. Jesus is the only person who deserves that respect.
6:25 AM

 Blogger Granny Annie said...
I thought of this question for today for what would have been my Ron's 77th birthday. He was a very honorable man who served his country and served his family and kept his commitments.
7:50 AM

Tabor said...
I do not know if there is a comprehensive enough definition, but I think it shows itself when someone has to make a very difficult decision. They do not think of themselves but all of humanity.
9:26 AM
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Blogger Jan said...
I think it embodies honesty and integrity. It matters, but not as much as it once did.
9:35 AM
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Blogger cube said...
I was raised to believe that honor meant doing the right thing even when no one was watching. Many people today don't feel that way. Scams are a way of life for many.
10:14 AM
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Blogger Louvregirl said...
I think Lincoln said it well.

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to
succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
― Abraham Lincoln

Honor is important. To live honorably is to live up to what you know; what wisdom you have; what judgement you have; what light and understanding that you have.

The Bible says it well. It might begin here (for all of us:) Exodus 20:12:

"Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee." KJV

Living by honoring others (in as much as is in your power) can lead to a long, blessed, life.

It's good to honor each day that your live. I think that it leads to a simpler life (not in a bad way; less duplicitous, which is good.)

It makes a person humble and hard working. It makes you not take things (that might come your way) for granted. To live an honorable life...
10:58 AM

Blogger Arkansas Patti said...
Honor is something you have or bestow but you sure can't buy.
2:07 PM
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Blogger Elephant's Child said...
Honour and integrity mark the 'special' human beings in our lives. A fine act to (try and) follow.
2:20 PM

Blogger Cathy said...
Love Honour and Obey - I said those words the day I married The Golfer 55 years ago. I always thought the honour part meant to look up to and respect.
Cathy
1:46 AM
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Blogger River said...
Honour isn't a word I hear much of, isn't it keeping your word and standing by your convictions, standing with those you believe in?
2:20 AM
Blogger G. B. Miller said...
Everyone claims to have it but ultimately, it has become a shallow word that people throw about willy-nilly to pump themselves up.

Respect is what I'm more into.

Father Nature's Corner
4:56 AM
Blogger Brig said...
Honor is about Respect! It appears to have fallen out of favor...
10:48 AM
Blogger Lee said...
Yes...it is, or should be, always relevant...of most importance.
8:42 PM

Blogger Ileana said...
Of course. What kind of world would this be if we didn't honor the people we look up to...and there's always someone who has worked hard, with good work ethic and values, who has reached his/her goals (and has set new ones), who is an inspiration and someone we can look up to. This person is worthy of our honor.
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Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...
You bet it does! Happy Vet's Day week-end! Don't have a post up for it this year-
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17 comments:

  1. Good question. To me it means someone you respect, who is above-board all the time.

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  2. Honour is a strange word because I sometimes question if anyone deserves it. I include myself in that. To me it means having the upmost respect for someone. Jesus is the only person who deserves that respect.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I thought of this question for today for what would have been my Ron's 77th birthday. He was a very honorable man who served his country and served his family and kept his commitments.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I do not know if there is a comprehensive enough definition, but I think it shows itself when someone has to make a very difficult decision. They do not think of themselves but all of humanity.

    ReplyDelete
  5. I think it embodies honesty and integrity. It matters, but not as much as it once did.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I was raised to believe that honor meant doing the right thing even when no one was watching. Many people today don't feel that way. Scams are a way of life for many.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I think Lincoln said it well.

    “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to
    succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
    ― Abraham Lincoln

    Honor is important. To live honorably is to live up to what you know; what wisdom you have; what judgement you have; what light and understanding that you have.

    The Bible says it well. It might begin here (for all of us:) Exodus 20:12:

    "Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee." KJV

    Living by honoring others (in as much as is in your power) can lead to a long, blessed, life.

    It's good to honor each day that your live. I think that it leads to a simpler life (not in a bad way; less duplicitous, which is good.)

    It makes a person humble and hard working. It makes you not take things (that might come your way) for granted. To live an honorable life...

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  8. Honor is something you have or bestow but you sure can't buy.

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  9. Honour and integrity mark the 'special' human beings in our lives. A fine act to (try and) follow.

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  10. Love Honour and Obey - I said those words the day I married The Golfer 55 years ago. I always thought the honour part meant to look up to and respect.
    Cathy

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  11. Honour isn't a word I hear much of, isn't it keeping your word and standing by your convictions, standing with those you believe in?

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  12. Everyone claims to have it but ultimately, it has become a shallow word that people throw about willy-nilly to pump themselves up.

    Respect is what I'm more into.

    Father Nature's Corner

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  13. Honor is about Respect! It appears to have fallen out of favor...

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  14. https://youtu.be/N0dCTvX0wzs

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  15. Yes...it is, or should be, always relevant...of most importance.

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  16. Of course. What kind of world would this be if we didn't honor the people we look up to...and there's always someone who has worked hard, with good work ethic and values, who has reached his/her goals (and has set new ones), who is an inspiration and someone we can look up to. This person is worthy of our honor.

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  17. You bet it does! Happy Vet's Day week-end! Don't have a post up for it this year-

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