But I want to hang on to my daughter's innocence. And I want to help her be strong against the wiles of sin. And I want her to minister, and yet not be influenced.
I realize more and more that to expect my little girl to stay a little girl until she is old enough, to expect her to grow up to live a pure life, is asking her, advising her, begging her to swim upstream.
This article from Focus on the Family, along with its companion articles, encourages me with good perspective.
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world
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