by Greg Laurie
D. L. Moody defined character as what you are in the dark. Character is what you are when you are all alone, when there is no one around to impress. It has been said that the measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.
It comes down to what you think about when you are alone. What makes you sad? What makes you mad? What makes you laugh? What makes you angry? A German proverb says, “A man shows his character by what he laughs at.” Everyone has character of some kind. Character is simply a long habit continued.