torturing a child? It's a little pain for a lot of gain; a little pain
to underscore a lesson. Those who don't care for their children are content
to just let them grow up, and are deluded,
thinking that simply explaining to the child will work wonders.
who don't care for their children, often neglect their welfare by failing
to punish them for bad behavior before a selfish, uncaring and stubborn
attitude gets embedded in them.(2
Chronicles 22:3,4 "...his mother was his counselor to
do wickedly...for they were his counselors after the death of his father
to his destruction"); that is,
when they are young and easily impressed -Ecclesiastes
8:11 "Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily,
therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil."Job
12:7; Mark 7:20-23;
ass parents risk correction of their wayward
kids by an even more severe teacher – prison. "We all pay the price when
improper or destructive parenting leads to things like drug use, violent
rebelliousness, murderous rampages in our schools, promiscuity, or reckless
and/or drunken teenage driving. Bad ass parents are a severe killer disease,
a sickness as hurtful as any other, when their negligence results in others'
Campbell Douglass II, M.D.
is criminal to deprive a child
of a firm set of guidelines for his actions. Without them, he or she becomes
ripe material for disaster – prostitution, drugs, car accidents, fights,
danger at every turn, the fast nowhere life.
A child needs
to understand right from wrong. Delinquent
youths have both immature senses of themselves and delinquent parents.
They do not imagine themselves contributing positively to society in their
future years, instead being concerned mostly with 'what's fun for the moment,
what can add to my status now?'
29:18 "Where there is no vision, the people perish, but he that keepeth
the law, happy is he.".Another
it that 'without vision, restraint is cast off'.
Parents just must provide a child
with direction, which includes enforcement of direction, until a child
begins to see benefits accruing
toward an ultimate goal.
relations are important. Make sure your children are only around higher
quality children of extensive morality.
A good church
is a place to find such intelligent youngsters to fellowship with, but
get to know the parents there too, because their children will be like
them. Find out this first before committing your child into fellowship
with other children.
Children cannot learn to relate
in a loving way without understanding of right and wrong, and if a child
is left to 'figure this out for himself', he is deprived of any wisdom
a parent himself may have gained living life that could be imparted to
If a child doesn't
think it's important to not act like a maniac, then he might. That's why
proper and fitting spanking as deemed necessary by the parent. With a wild
child, many sessions of spanking and teaching over the course of his growing
years may be necessary. With a milder child, only a few maybe.
A good parent
concerned about his or her kid(s) will always act in the best interests
of the child and not according to frustrations the parent presently may
or becoming a 'dumb ass' parent. If you know of some kids with them, pray
for the kids and the childish ignorant parents.
Pray what comes
to your mind when thinking about them.
Dumb ass parents
are selfish parents, gaining time for themselves at the expense of what
could instead lead to a quality future for their children. They sacrifice
their children on the altar of selfishness – so ignorant are they.
Exposure to violence lays the groundwork
for angry violent behavior. Add to this exposure,
nutrition and selfish dumb ass don't care a damn parents who function
in a moral vacuum, and what chance has the child got?
A major study
in Dunedin, New Zealand, has shown that allowed and unpunished misdeeds
in the early years predisposes
a child to later criminality.
by observing how their parents and others treat them. Out of fear
of punishment children learn control of initial angry impulses and
actions. Coupled with proper teaching, empathy,
the basis of all moral behavior,
is developed in them.
How many families
talk about plans of doing good for others not of the immediate family,
and how many children are taught the meaning of the word compassion, and
what kindness means, and honesty, patience, understanding, mercy, forgiveness,
and what things beauty comprises,
and acts that are commendable.
be learned in a vacuum. Involvement with
parents and others is needed. A child needs to learn that doing what's
generous and kind results in rewards – character rewards. A child needs
to see his parents and others doing such actions.
for all of us).with
your children aids them in developing greater intelligence in mathematics,
reasoning and problem solving skills. ... Adolescence,
TV and movies, and video games trains kids how to hate – how to institute
revenge, how to threaten others, how to learn to view death as not being
So what is – 'wrong'? A child is
showing his thoughts by his actions. If the child acted in a manner that
shows hate, greed, theft, risk of, or injury to another – basically, the
actions of a selfish brat, then he or she deserves a lesson that could
very well keep him or her out of the way, when older, that leads to being
a perpetrator and/or victim of some of today's horrible senseless crimes
– kids killing teachers, and other kids, kids intimidating others, bullying
them, making their lives uncomfortable, kids on the way to adulthood trying
all that they please, drugs, wild driving, excessive consumption in areas
that may interest them, including late night wild parties filled with the
immediate selfish excitement of wild abandon, losing their figure and becoming
porkers, making them even more distraught
includes spanking for behavior that refuses to conform to principles that
would guarantee a better life for the child once he or she matures.
A child's curiosity
will lead him to try many things that are dangerous – a hot stove, in a
tantrum running away from parents onto a busy road, biting and/or badly
scratching their siblings, and doing other cruel things to animals and
A smart parent
will believe Him who made us when it comes to advice
for child rearing. A stupid 'to hell with tomorrow dumb ass' parent
will simply allow the child to grow up and "find his own way". Yeah, right
is chastening us,
getting us fit for the highest position
in life with Him that is possible for us.....continues
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"Better to do something imperfectly
than to do nothing flawlessly."
... Robert Schuller