2 Simple Reasons You Should Continue To Be A Good Boy (or Girl)

What does it mean to be a good boy (or girl)?

Being a good boy (or girl) involves obeying rules, treating other people with respect, not being lazy, helping out around the house, maintaining healthy habits, being studious, volunteering, not doing drugs, and so on and so forth.

Cast your mind back to when you were growing up. Your parents would always say to you to be a good boy (or girl) whenever they were concerned about your behaviours.

And in most cases you cooperated with them, even though there were times you fell short of their expectations.

You know how proud you made them feel whenever you made the right choices! They felt honoured!

That is to say, being a good boy (or girl) is one of the ways you can show that you hold your parents in high esteem.

As you well know, your parents don’t want you doing things that may embarrass your family. They are genuinely interested in you having good conducts, protecting you from harming yourself and others.

Apart from the pain your misbehaviours may cause to your parents, to you and to other people around you, you dishonour your parents (and your family) each time you engage in unwholesome activities.

Bearing that in mind, I assume you tried your best to be a good boy (or girl) when you were growing up. Now that you are fully grown and independent, do you think you should stop being a good boy (or girl)?

Honouring your parents

I bet you don’t want to do that – for two reasons:

You don’t want to break your parents’ hearts at old age.

No matter how old your parents might have become, they still want you to keep being a good kid.

And no matter how fully grown or independent you might have become, your parents still don’t you to be involved in activities that may hurt you. They love you that much!

If you don’t honour them by making right choices in your life, their hearts will ache over you and you may end up sending them to an early grave.

Even if your parents, like mine, have gone to the great beyond, still honour their memories by continuing to be a good kid in their absence.

Remember this also: besides our earthly parents, we are also accountable to a heavenly Father. So you don’t want to do anything that will impede your relationship with Him.

You want to leave a good legacy for yourself.

Come to think of it: it’s your life, you can live it the way you want. But remember that whatever you do with it is the legacy you will leave for yourself, for your children and for posterity.

That makes it imperative for you to continue to behave well, making the right choices and being a good boy (or girl).

Don’t wait for someone to force it on you. Be intentional about it. Show some commitment to making the right choices in life. And continue to be a good boy or girl.


What does being a good boy (or girl) mean to you? Share your view in the comment section.


©Copyright 2018 | Victor Uyanwanne

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2 thoughts on “2 Simple Reasons You Should Continue To Be A Good Boy (or Girl)

  1. Freedomborn 29/09/2018 / 12:49 am

    Thank you Victor, they are very good Guidelines for the young in regards to their Parents and for all of us as our Abba Father’s Beloved Children. No He won’t force us to Love and Obey Him but because we do Love Him we will want to choose to Obey Him and than He will Empower us through The Holy Spirit so we can, and this puts our Carnal flesh to death, Jesus has set us free from the Slavery of Sin. Good and Evil cannot be in Unity so Satan our Tempter will flee because we will be Perfected in Love and Close to our Abba Father, instead of doing Satan’s will and playing in his evil playground.

    But because our Abba Father Loves us His Discipline is not pleasant, it means we will reap the evil that we sow until we come to our Senses and Repent, than Wow like the Prodigal Son what a Welcome Home! but it will no doubt not be a Pig that reminds us what we have lost in not being in fellowship with God, instead if needed He will Chastise us through the Body of Christ, in Love and for Love. I was Chastised Victor but how grateful I am now that I was.

    God’s Blessings to you Victor Now and Always – Anne. ( Grannie Annie )

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    • VictorsCorner 30/09/2018 / 6:48 am

      Thanks so much Anne for the contribution. I like the fact that you related this to position we have as children of God.

      Yes God loves us and He always will. Ours is love and to trust and to trust Him. If He chastises us, it is, as you stated Anne, because He loves.

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