As a Catholic, I live by the 10 Commandments.
..although there were times when I would cross the line and break a few rules.
Like the 2nd Commandment for instance:
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
I can’t remember how many times have I used the Lord’s name in vain.. like when I was accused of doing something I did not, I’d go: “I didn’t do that. I swear to God!”
Or the 3rd Commandment:
Remember thou keep holy the Sabbath day.
And here I am, missing many Sunday masses.. especially when my parents are not around.
..or the 7th Commandment:
Thou shalt not steal
I admit, I’ve stolen some coins in my parents’ bedroom as a child because I wanted to buy ice-cream…
I know. I’m not proud of what I’ve done so far but I am TRYING as hard as I can to go by the 10 Commandments. I’m TRYING to cuss less everyday too and boy.. I can tell you this: It’s not as easy as it sounds. But I’m trying.
However, I overheard my neighbor’s conversation this afternoon. I couldn’t help but eavesdrop.
“Hey, do you know anyone who works in Lois Vuitton?”
“I just got back from Singapore and I’ve lost the key to one of my luggage.”
“Oh, just break the lock or the luggage then..”
“No way! It’s an LV wo…”
I had this urge inside to say:
“Just break the damned thing! LV is SO overrated!”
But in truth.. I’m just jealous that she has an LV luggage. I wanted one too but that thing is so damned expensive. And with that, I’ve broken the 10th Commandment today.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods.
… Santa is so gonna delete my name off the Nice List :*(
Now a question for my fellow Catholic friends:
Do you live by the 10 Commandments?