IT'S EASIER TO BUILD STRONG CHILDREN THAN REPAIR BROKEN MEN
One thing that we know is that we have to work hard to show our children the way! It's an all inclusive process.
Proverbs 22:6 tells us -
"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
The benefits will clearly pay off. If we don’t train them, they’ll pick up their education somewhere; sometimes in the wrong places. No doubt about it, Frederick Douglass was right. “It’s easier to build stronger children than repair broken men.”
When they become older, they are “set in their ways,” making turning the corner and correcting their paths definitely more difficult than it seems. Children with little or no home training become adults that are hard to temper.
Truly, that is a fact and not fiction ... which should undoubtedly become our impetus to provide our children with a solid foundation on the front end. That is really where the training and help begin. If they grow older as broken men, sometimes, we can only …
pray for the best!
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