Contributed by Brian Tome on May 1, 2013
The goal of parenting is maturity. For the knock-off version, the goal is happiness. God’s goal is spiritual maturity.
As a consumer, I say, “how can I make my life most bearable” NOT “how can I build into my
kids.” The reason why I was a stickler for getting kids to bed wasn’t necessarily building into
them but making my life bearable.
The goal of parenting is maturity. For the