You find out that you’re expecting. You’re excited because you have all these ideas and plans for your child. The whole “born into sin” becomes a myth. Soon they start hurting your feelings, disobeying you, and letting you down. Over and over again, you experience this type of pain for the ones you’ll lay your life down for.
At times, my children disappoint me beyond anything I could ever imagine. It’s hurtful to get an earful of who your child is when they are away from you, especially the one(s) you consider perfect. Eventually, you will have to accept the truth, pull yourself together and make the necessary changes.
You will learn that you can't dangle your children as a pawn or even teach them that it's healthy to compete with their peers. It's a set up for failure. I am learning to see my children for exactly who they are, so that when they do make a mistake I am not so hard on them that I can't love them through it.
Discipline is needed! Discipline requires strength, love and courage. We as parents are our children’s light at the end of the tunnel. Pray, discipline, love and repeat! Otherwise, we’re setting them up for failure.
I will not be a willing party to their death. #ImStillLearning