Integrity comprises the personal inner sense of "wholeness" deriving from honesty and consistent uprightness of character.
You know that there are always those stories that others tell you that just never seem to leave your mind. When I was younger I heard a preacher tell the story of his trip to the grocery store with his son. As they finished putting the groceries into their vehicle he and his son began to go put the cart away. His son asked him why they didn't just leave the cart between the spaces like everyone else had done. The father just simply said because we will be the kind of people that put our carts away. Because it has been a lot of years since I heard that one, I may have confused the details and I HATE that I don't remember who and where that came from, but I ALWAYS PUT MY CART AWAY. The more important thing is that eveytime I do, I think about what it really means to have integrity. Here is my definition: Integrity is what you do when there is no audience. Even if it is just putting you cart away. The next time you are in a parking lot with a grocery basket ask yourself, what "kind of people" do I want to be?