Maintaining Your Honor and Integrity
your word Ė donít tell someone you will do something and not do it Ė
especially your family. A
Southern Gentleman will understand the moral absolutes that define him,
his culture and society. The
originating source for these absolutes is The Holy Bible, Godís unerring
word. Donít lie, cheat or
steal. Donít get involved
in anything that isnít moral, honest, ethical or legal.
is important to Southerners probably more so than to others living in
these united states. Our
tradition is such that we tend to be ďclannish.Ē
Stand by your family. The
bonds you have with family are such that no matter what, you will always
have them. As a dependent
living with your parents, you should always defer to their authority.
Once on your own, you are the boss, but you should still show
respect for your parents and all they have done to raise you.