DUGGAR HOUSE GUIDELINES
[Many of you have heard of the Duggar family that now has
19 children. You
may wonder how they are able to maintain their family and enjoy good relationships
with each other. Here are their “house
guidelines” that helps to keep their home running well. RH]
use soft words, even when you don’t feel well.
display kind actions and joyful attitudes, even if you
have been mistreated. Have the right response by quickly
forgiving others in your heart even before they ask.
be enthusiastic and look for opportunities to praise others'
deflect praise and be grateful to God and others for the
ways they have benefited your life.
use manners and be respectful of others and their
do what is right, even when others may not, or when
no one is looking.
God for how He made you, for what He has given you and
everything He allows you to go through. (Romans
mock or put others down. Develop compassion and
pray for others.
argue, complain, or blame. Quickly admit when you
have done wrong and ask for forgiveness (even if you
10% at fault). Don't wait till you’re caught. Be
sure your sins will find you out. He who covers his
sin will not
prosper, but he that confesses and forsakes it shall
a tough accountability/prayer partner to daily share your
heart with and to keep you in line (your parents, spouse).
The power of sin is in secrecy.
attentive and look for ways to serve others with sincere
motives and no thought of self-gain.
pure thoughts (Philippians 4:8, Romans 13:14).
give a good report of others. Don't gossip! Never tale-bear
unless physical harm will come to someone.
(Use Matthew 18.)
raise a hand to hit.
raise a foot to kick.
raise an object to throw.
raise a voice to yell.
raise an eye to scowl.
one toy/activity at a time. Share!
your best to keep your surroundings neat, clean and organized.
let the sun go down on your wrath. (Don’t
go to bed angry or guilty)
J.O.Y. - Put
Jesus first, Others second, Yourself last.