Just like most couples would actually start planning and saving for their children’s upkeep way before they have them, it is also highly critical (of greater importance) for them to start developing themselves early enough for the real task of laying the foundation for their children to become good humans and responsible individuals in their adulthood. No doctor would wait until the day he/she has the first patient/client, before they start going to medical school or learning how to help people stay healthy. Unfortunately, it is only in a high stake profession like parenting that you see people waiting till they have children before learning or developing good parenting skills; and many don’t actually care at all about strengthening their parenting skills.
Human outcomes and Societal patterns are primarily engineered from two social factories called family with systems called Parenting Values and Styles driving its operations and determining the quality of its outcomes or products (human impacts). The second factory is called education system. This piece focused on the former. The question we should be asking and answering is: what quality of individuals are families or should families be setting themselves up to produce and release to the larger community?
I believe that as far as humans are concerned, there are two fundamental factories that determine the quality of people any society would have…Welcome onboard if you are concerned about the state of our youngsters and society at large, and you are seeking to or interested in being part of the community of people who are daring to author and entrench better narratives especially by making better parenting impacts.
Essentially, regardless of the presence of those “tares” in your field, your focus ought to be around prepping your wheats for harvest/the barns. Do this and you’ll see that you’ve both created a gateway of happiness and reward for you and others, and also taken care of the tares in the process!
Looking at how the Creator has set the universe and everything in between, we can say that the Kingdom (systems) of the Most-High is likened unto a man which sowed good seed (amazing strengths, potentials for a possible 8th wonder of the world) in HIS field (the human spirit).
The manual of Life says Time and Chance happen to people to define their heights of achievement in life, however, we do see that life is more meaningful for people who do not leave their “Time and Chance” to chance, but will rather take practical steps to create their own “Time and Chance”.