Some great food for thought from Rebecca Teti at Faith & Family Live! on the subject of heroism today. Great links and thoughtful comments too.
I’m not calling for baby boot camp. I take it as given that children, particularly little children, but even older ones, need the nuzzling and nurturing that moms are expert at. It’s the basic platform for their self-confidence and knowledge that God loves them.
But maybe, just maybe, the pat advice I know I was given in school: do what the gunman says, keep yourself alive at all costs, is not really adequate advice? I don’t want my kids to die over shoes or a jacket. But I also hope if they ever face a crisis, they’ll try to help others. I hope they’re more like the heroic grandpas than the cowering youths. How do we raise children like that?