Posted By Jennie Chancey on August 16, 2011
Kelly Crawford posted this excellent piece over at Raising Homemakers:
I find it downright heartbreaking that we have cultivated a whole generation of parents who don’t even enjoy their own children, to the degree they are glad for them to spend a large portion of the day somewhere else.
One of the reasons for not enjoying one’s children is the failure to teach them simple obedience and respect. I’ve seen children who haven’t been taught respect for their parents–I wouldn’t want to spend the day with them either. Raising obedient children is almost a lost art…and yet, it is actually quite simple! Well, the concept is simple. The tough part is making the commitment to spend the time and energy required to carry out these “simple” principles.
Oh that parents would understand who they are, what they have in their children, the vastly important work God has given them, and the privilege to carry out that work!
Read the full article at THIS LINK.