Detachment Parenting

Detachment Parenting

My fatherly duty isn’t to get my children into good colleges or to prepare them for the “modern economy,” but to get them into heaven. In a civilization more devoted every day to Moloch and mammon, those aims are increasingly at odds with one another. But even when they do not conflict, I remember the way attachment works; I remember how it begins with pursuing worldly goods that are often truly good, or at least not in direct conflict with sanctification; and I remember how this apparently benign attempt to accommodate our worldly reality metastasizes beyond our designs or control.

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