The 2 Rules Book

The 2 Rules Book (50 Subjects)

 

If God broke down our lives with Him and with others in 2 rules, it stands to reason that every other subject for living could and should be able to be summed up in 2 rules.

God:

1) Love God with all you heart, souls, strength, and mind.

2) Love your neighbor as yourself.

Relationships:

1) Communication. Talk, share, listen, ask questions…be a friend. Be a person.

2) Love Making. Fulfill fantasies. Don’t let your spouse’s desires & needs go unfulfilled.

Parenting:

1) Be a friend. It’s foolish that a parent shouldn’t have a friendship with their child. 2) Be a parent. It’s foolish to think that a parent is just a friend.

Animals:

1) Treat your animals with love, respect, dignity, and appreciation.

2) Remember, that your animal is still an animal and not a person.

 

Politics:

1) Support your convictions.

2) Remember, every person is a sinner.

Elders:

1) Respect your elders.

2) Spend time with your elders because they won’t always be around.

Children:

1) Never ignore your children.

2) Never let your children ignore you.

Entertaining:

1) Enjoy the various forms of art of your choosing.

2) Don’t make fun of other people’s choices.

Faith:

1) Have faith.

2) Use faith (Faith is used in the now).

 

Siblings:

1) Stand up for yourself amongst them.

2) Die to defend them.

 

Friendships:

1) In order to have a friend: be a friend.

2) Don’t take your friends for granted.

 

Visiting:

1) When visiting, don’t stay too long.

2) Don’t act like you are visiting.

Church:

1) Find a place to call home.

2) Don’t hurt your home in any way.

Bible:

1) Understand that it is His Word.

2) Believe His Word

Prayer:

1) No prayer is ever ignored.

2) Sometimes, the answer is “NO”.

Sports:

1) Find a sport and a team to support.

2) Don’t be a fair-weathered fan.

Television:

1) Watch less murder shows.

2) Don’t be owned by the television.

Radio:

1) Listen in order to sing or argue.

2) Don’t believe everything you hear.

Internet:

1) Explore the vast resources that are available.

2) Be skeptical of every advertisement.

Magazines:

1) Remember that the cover is used to sell you.

2) Try reading more of a variety than you are now.

Newspapers:

1) Every story is written with a bias.

2) Buying a newspaper is still a great bargain.

 

 

Books:

1) Read more of them because they help you think better.

2) Buy your books at bargain centers.

Schooling:

1) Agendas are always in play.

2) Question those who tell you to question.

Work:

1) Enjoy it …if you can.

2) Despite the gurus, you still need to have a paycheck and to pay your bills.

Neighbors:

1) Don’t be a noisy neighbor.

2) Don’t be a nosy neighbor.

Exercise:

1) If you don’t exercise at all, you will feel the neglect.

2) Physical fitness will not solve life’s problems.

Finances:

1) Save more than you spend.

2) Credit can be very dangerous.

Space:

1) Behold the majesty and vastness of the universe.

2) Go explore it in some fashion.

 

Flatulating:

1) Please leave the room.

2) Just because it’s natural doesn’t mean everyone else wants to share.

 

Imagination:

1) Never limit anyone’s imagination.

2) Never promote the dark side either.

Science:

1) Science should be known as the pursuit of knowledge, not knowledge itself.

2) Science will never answer all the questions

Money:

1) Use it as a tool and a help.

2) Never bow down, hoard, or love it.

 

 

Clothing:

1) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

2) Most people’s eyes are tainted.

Eating:

1) Enjoy!

2) Don’t “Enjoy” too much.

Secrets:

1) No secrets …mean no lying.

2) Everyone has secrets.

Divorce:

1) Is not always hardest on the kids.

2) Should be the absolute very “last” resort.

Authority:

1) Can be questioned.

2) Should not be questioned with disrespect.

Discipline:

1) Does not kill enthusiasm.

2) Can become legalism.

Schemes:

1) Are most often about money.

2) If it’s not about money, then it’s about sex, power, or fame.

Birthdays:

1) Should be celebrated.

2) Birthday people should have one special event or communication in the day.

Government:

1) Governments are necessary for society.

2) Governments are mostly run by selfish individuals.

Soldiers:

1) Are to be honored and respected.

2) Do not make better politicians.

Teachers:

1) Need to be more appreciated and compensated.

2) Do not need to be union like or political.

 

 

 

Automobiles:

1) Need to be safe and reliable.

2) Need to have better operators driving them.

 

Renters:

1) Can be the backbone of starting a new life or recovery.

2) Everybody rents. Ask God.

Owners:

1) Can often have too much pride.

2) Can often have too little pride.

Pastors:

1) Should be responsible and accountable.

2) Need to be given a break.

Celebrities:

1) Can be entertaining and helpful.

2) Are often neither.

Serving:

1) Should be with a good heart.

2) Should never be self-motivated.

 

Hope:

1) Should never die.

2) Should be the anchor to our souls.

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