Tag Archives: Exodus 20:12

The Fifth Commandment – or Who Cares!

We trained our kids NOT to say “I don’t care!” or “Who cares!”  If they uttered either of these phrases they were asking for trouble. Both comments are disrespectful and dishonoring, especially to parents.  The Fifth Commandment says to “Honor … Continue reading

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Bedtime Snack with Dad

When I was a teenager the lights were out by 10 PM.  Often around 10:30 or 11, while studying in my room or reading in bed, I’d see the reflection of the kitchen light go on. I’d hear the refrigerator … Continue reading

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Fraternity Party

When I was an 18-year-old college freshman, I was able to live at home.  A guy I’d dated briefly invited me to a fraternity party at his state university two hours away. I invited a girlfriend to come along—we were so … Continue reading

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