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When Self-Sufficiency is a Bad Thing (Reblog)

Make sure we are not lacking Jesus….

Lynn Pryor

crop kid tying shoelaces on sneakers Photo by Allan Mas on Pexels.com

Self-sufficiency is a good thing, right?

Every parent knows this. We want our children to learn the skills to take care of themselves. What dad wants to still be tying his daughter’s shoes when she is 14? What mother still wants to be cutting her son’s food when he is 23?

  • We want our children to learn to read and write so they function in society and order for themselves off the Taco Bell menu.
  • We want our children to be able to drive so they can transport themselves.
  • We want our kids to know how to make a bed because … well, I don’t know why, but I’m sure it’s important because we make the bed at our house. Every. Day.

The goal is to cut the apron strings … watch them stand on their own two feet … push them out of…

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