Like many of you, I have been doing a whole lot of thinking about our current culture of mistrust, violence, hate, and prejudice. I honestly feel sorry for society. Many have seemingly lost hope. Many are acting in ways that are only exacerbating this volatile climate.
While what I am about to share is not perfect, I find these ten rule helpful. They are in many ways the rules that I use to guide my life. I think they work. I do know that I have any enemies. I think I am well trusted and liked. I have not been in any real fights since that one time at the bus stop in 4th grade unless that time the principal saw me in a one hit fight with my best friend in 8th grade – while I am on the subject, I am really sorry I hit your jaw that hard. Back to this list of rules. The point is that they are working for me and I have a really good life.
Ten Rules for My Life!
- Respect the Creator and His Word.
- Love your family.
- Love your neighbor.
- Work hard at what you are doing.
- Respect authority
- When in authority – respect those under your authority
- Laugh often.
- Be honest – to a fault.
- Try something new when you have the opportunity.
- Be an example of what is right, even if you think no one is watching.
BTW – I am sure others have said similar things. Any similarity is simply because I learn from others and incorporate what I learn into my life.