i don't know how to parent a child so i can't judge, but i have to believe it's hard for a child that is raised thinking they deserve the world, gets everything they could possibly want, and lacks nothing to recognize that something is missing. i wonder how to raise a child in an encouraging environment and provide for their needs and still help them understand that they're not ok apart from Christ.
i think teaching and explaining Spiritual things from day one points to that end, but the world and, specifically, many of the students we are reaching were not taught those things from day one. we're battling a generation of participation trophy-my super sweet 16-i want a golden goose right now-be the best you-self entitlement junkies and it's hard. it's frustrating.
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