The Not-So-Golden Rule

When Jesus gave us the Golden Rule, He was speaking to the exceptions we all want to draw, the people we want to exclude and the behavior we want to justify.  He didn’t say, “Do unto others (except those that aren’t like us, those that don’t agree with us, those that treat us badly) as you would have them do unto you.” He offered no exceptions.

I like the author’s call to think about what we are teaching our children when we make excuses for inexcusable behavior in adults.

 

 

If we are teaching our children that behaviors of aggression and bullying are allowable in certain circumstances, then why are we surprised when they grow up and violence and anger become the langu…

Source: The Not-So-Golden Rule

Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s