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Giving Up but Holding On to Hope in Our Changing Culture

David_of_us Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 12:54 PM
Marybeth, your Nephew is not gay. Your sister shouldn't buy into that. Its a drama thing from a kid that dosen't know how else to shock anyone. Tell him if he wants to live that way then hit the road. If he still wants the room and board ,straighten up and act respectable. Tell him to find a nice Christian GIRL.

I quit.

I just can’t do it anymore. I give up. I surrender. I call “Uncle.”

For years, I’ve stood at the intersection of parenting and politics, trying to point out the myriad ways in which we are letting our culture change our children, only to anticipate with certain alarm the impact those changes will have on the character and spirit of our families and the communities we share.

It is clear that my analyses, warnings and predictions aren’t going to solve anything. Heck, I wrote a whole book that essentially predicted the attitudes of the youths involved in the Occupy...