Our children are in danger everywhere, both outside and inside the home. Some parents are oblivious to physical dangers; others desire to wrap their children from head to toe in bubble wrap before they send them out to play. Overprotection can sissify children, especially boys. Negligence and foolish risk-taking can kill them. Life is precious and can end in a moment. That truth must factor into our parenting. Nevertheless, we must protect the ability of our children to learn wisdom by getting hurt.
Physical dangers are not the only dangers our children face. Spiritual and sexual dangers are also constant. One of the best protections we can provide our children is a deep understanding of Original Sin.
Subsequent episodes will delve more into the sexual dangers.
PS: In this episode, the book Tim couldn’t remember was John Eldridge’s “Wild at Heart.” Released in 2001, the book sold over four million copies in the U.S. alone, starting the man’s movement still thriving today among conservative Christians. The Religious News Service summarized Eldridge’s message: “The book sought to empower men to realize ‘dreams of being the hero, of beating the bad guys, of doing daring feats and rescuing the damsel in distress’.”
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