What would you do with stubborn, arrogant children?

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    Well?

    When mine believe that they must be totally smarter and all than me I just let them do their thing. I try to warn them and even try to persuade them to look at truth but with all that earthly knowledge they have they do believe they have it all figured out and mom's just a dummy. Choices. Ultimately they call mom after they have walked through those piles of crap they create. Sometimes it takes awhile so I have learned not to get to upset about it all. Apparently that makes me a non caring cold hearted ***** but hey that's life. I won't try to force them into believing me when I tell them something or force them into taking any advice. The violent after all take it by force, fraud or even deception. God is the same way. Its is up to you to decide. You can turn away from truth or abide in his peace. He is not going to force you, buy your attention or defraud you into thinking something in error; he will allow you to do so though until you are ready for his treasures that are kept safely locked away for that day when you decide to return and walk in his spirit.
     
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    An extremely late-term abortion?
     
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    Nah, I'll just let it all play out however it works out. I went through a trusting in God moment back in 1998. I realized then if I truly trusted him I know his word is good. In that I had to look back at what he told me as a young mother, "Your children are fine". It was one of those 'gotcha' moments and hearing his voice I knew beyond a doubt I didn't want to aggravate him. So no matter how bad things may look I know where I have to put my trust if I am to serve my purpose in this ole world and go home with a clean slate. That trust isn't with mortal humans.
     
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    Brain dust 'em.
     
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    Not a problem as my children never talk to mom when they are not standing 'in the right place'. Except if they want to try to justify themselves but at over forty they pretty much gave that up as mom is a no bullshit hard-ass on a lot of things.
     
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    Should I call Child Protection Services? Or will you turn yourself in?
     
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    Got it. You and God are pretty much the same. Good to know.
     
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    I suppose you can give them a call if you think it will benefit you or them ;).
     
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