This may not be the first time you’ve heard about the “Love and Logic” method of parenting. As a parent of a one-year-old son who read to be prepared for having a child, I decided to begin the next step by reading ways of being the parent of a child who will eventually be capable of listening to the reasoning of parents.
Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay is an introduction to a style of parenting that is is meant to reflect the balance of—you guessed it—love and logic, its foundation being the teachings of Christianity, most notably the proverbs of Solomon. Like many things I admire, their philosophy relies on a concept of balance.
“The Love of Money is the root of all sorts of evil”
You’ve heard several versions of this phrase before. Yet only one of them is technically a correct wording of the warning given in the Bible. The difference may seem trivial, and indeed it is trivial compared to the understanding of the warning, but the subtleties do make a difference. Continue reading →
So I think now is the time to talk about guns. Now that all the fuss has died down.
I get it: Letting a flooded market of guns just saturate our culture so that people will be too afraid to shoot each other instead of anxious to shoot each other is naive.
I get it: Trying to ban all guns will just take guns away from law-abiding citizens and keep them in the hands of law-breakers and a sporadically tyrannical government, which makes it also naive. Continue reading →