Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The 21 Rules Of This House

by Gregg Harris

1. We obey God.
2. We love, honor and pray for one another.
3. We tell the truth.
4. We consider one another's interests ahead of our own.
5. We speak quietly and respectfully with one another.
6. We do not hurt one another with unkind words or deeds.
7. When someone needs correction, we correct him in love.
8. When someone is sorry, we forgive him.
9. When someone is sad, we comfort him.
10. When someone is happy, we rejoice with him.
11. When we have something nice to share, we share it.
12. When we have work to do, we do it without complaining.
13. We take good care of everything that God has given us.
14. We do not create unnecessary work for others.
15. When we open something, we close it.
16. When we take something out, we put it away.
17. When we turn something on, we turn it off.
18. When we make a mess, we clean it up.
19. When we do not know what to do, we ask.
20. When we go out, we act just as if we were in this house.
21. When we disobey or forget any of the 21 Rules of This House, we accept
the discipline and instruction of the Lord.


Tanya said...

I think that I'll be printing this list off and posting it in my house for all to see...thanks for sharing it!

Jenny said...

That's a great list Sirena!

Charlene said...

I love that the #1 is that we obey God, if only kids could just understand that one fully a person wouldn't need any of the others hey? But it is a great list, something to really take to heart... I especially can appreciate #4-6. Thanks for sharing this Sirena.