I never really understood this biblical phrase until recently.
Each day you change more. As you grow, you are learning the basic laws of life and they aren’t always ones you want to learn.
What-goes-up-must-come-down sort of stuff.
Diapers MUST be changed at some point
After eating, faces MUST be washed…
Teeth must be brushed
Children can’t run helter skelter through the streets with no adult supervision:
You know – those picky little senseless parental rules…
When confronted by one of these little picky rules at a time when you want things to be otherwise, you are struggling with frustration and anger at these limitations. Not understanding the reasoning behind them only makes this harder for you, and me not able to explain them to you yet adds insult to injury.
When you get older, I hope you know that we can talk about the reasons for the rules that we have and I’m open to hearing your views on things, but lets never let it come to this: