It is difficult to thrive while parenting our children when the world around us is screaming how right or wrong we are with the choices we make, or that we are damaging our children with our parenting techniques. Matt Walsh gets it right, “Love your children.” I will add: Pray for your children and ask God what His heart and will is for your children. Seek and you shall find — answers to your parenting questions and needs.
There are seven billion people in the world. How many of them are children? I don’t know, let’s ballpark it at around two billion. Just for argument’s sake, can we say there are two billion children in the world?
Good, OK. Alright, what’s the average child-per-parent ratio in America these days? I think it’s less than one (always a sign of a thriving civilization), but I’ll be generous and call it two. So, Average Parent in America, out of all the children in the entire world, what percentage have you personally parented? Consider every unique, individual, distinct child. Consider the infinite multitude of environmental, biological, psychological, spiritual, cultural and educational factors that went into crafting their specific and particular identities. Contemplate the human mind; its mysterious nature, its immeasurable complexity. Now consider the fact that every child has one of these minds all to its own. Think about human personality…
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