Seen on Facebook: Rules to live by

Titled, “Rules to teach your son”, but most of them could be applied to any of us.

RULES TO TEACH YOUR SON:

1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down.

2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs.

3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king.

4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer.

5. Request the late check-out.

6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.

7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard.

8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas.

9. Play with passion or don’t play at all…

10. When shaking hands, grip firmly and look them in the eye.

11. Don’t let a wishbone grow where a backbone should be.

12. If you need music on the beach, you’re missing the point.

13. Carry two handkerchiefs. The one in your back pocket is for you. The one in your breast pocket is for her.

14. You marry the girl, you marry her family.

15. Be like a duck. Remain calm on the surface and paddle like crazy underneath.

16. Experience the serenity of traveling alone.

17. Never be afraid to ask out the best looking girl in the room.

18. Never turn down a breath mint.

19. A sport coat is worth 1000 words.

20. Try writing your own eulogy. Never stop revising.

21. Thank a veteran. Then make it up to him.

22. Eat lunch with the new kid.

23. After writing an angry email, read it carefully. Then delete it.

24. Ask your mom to play. She won’t let you win.

25. Manners maketh the man.

26. Give credit. Take the blame.

27. Stand up to Bullies. Protect those bullied.

28. Write down your dreams.

29. Take time to snuggle your pets, they love you so much and are always happy to see you.

30. Be confident and humble at the same time.

31. If ever in doubt, remember whose son you are and REFUSE to just be ordinary!

32. In all things, give glory to God.

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5 Responses to Seen on Facebook: Rules to live by

  1. czarowniczy says:

    14. You marry the girl, you marry her family . Slight change: …you each marry the other’s family.

    33. Never sit with your back to a door.

    Liked by 4 people

  2. realeyecandy1 says:

    Really good things to teach

    Liked by 3 people

  3. glendl says:

    Thanks, Stella,
    Great advice for all, including oneself just in case you forgot or didn’t learn.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. auscitizenmom says:

    Great list.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. texan59 says:

    Love this, and never get tired of reading it.

    Liked by 1 person

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