"Children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right, honor your father and your mother, which is the first commandment with promise." - Ephesians 6:1-2
The statistics of unruly children are on the rise and no one is doing anything about it. When parents allow their children to disrespect them, it takes away from the authority of a mother or a father figure.
The craziest thing, is that we forget where we came from and how we were raised. The issue is that disrespect gets them started, but discipline makes them sit still.
It is my opinion and belief that disrespect makes a child wander down the wrong path, but the rod of correction brings them back.
I would never understand the reason why parents neglect their responsibility when it comes to raising their kids. If parents would nip things in the bud when it comes to being disrespectful, it would solve many of our problems today. This issue will gradually begin to decline, but instead of doing so, we allow it and now it is at an all-time high.
So now, when our children becomes fully grown, it is the hardest thing to bring them under subjection, it is not their fault that they are acting this way. The real issue is that we never took the time to lead them in the direction they needed to go.
We are still responsible for our children even when they get out of control. So, let's take the initiative and raise our children right before they go astray and never return again.
- C. Robert, Author & Poet