Teachable Moments

As parents, we need to be able to spot a "teachable moment" when it appears before us.  Since I homeschool and the boyz are hear all day, I am able to take full advantage of these moments.  A moment presented itself to us this morning and I leaped on it!

The subject was racism.

As a mom to boys, a teacher to students, and a Sunday school teacher to students, we have discussed this issue many times over.  This morning (yesterday's show) the 700 Club did a piece on a woman who, before she had accepted Jesus into her life, was very racist against racist people.

I pointed out that the reason why there is racism is because people fail to apply the Bible to their life.  The Bible says, "For God so loved the ______ .... world.... that He gave..."  (John 3:16) It doesn't say that He so loved this race or that race, this color or that color.

As we were discussing this racism issue, Double Espresso (12) noticed that on a cartoon type of game that he plays, one color of people area always mad and the other color is always happy!  I don't know if it was intentional or not, but the makers of the game built racism into the game!

Be on the alert for teachable moments!

Have you had any lately?

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