In today’ versatile world, the morality among the children is being eroded at an alarming rate, due to different factors, which are driven by the current trends of events.
It is in this regard children have to be raised in a God fearing environment, as it helps in guiding the children in the right direction, hence shaping them into the future useful citizens of tomorrow.
First and foremost it helps in fostering discipline among them, which in turn plays an important role in enabling them to learn whatever they are taught, hence shaping them into becoming useful people to the society.
Children during a Sunday school service It helps in ridding the society of having citizens who might be violence orientated, hence promoting sanity among the population, which gives rise to a conducive atmosphere which is ultimately good for activities which are suitable for production, which is the backbone for any development.
As a matter of fact, it is a good to introduce children to religious circles , for the sake of promoting morality, obedience, and the foundation for pursuing their education, as the key for the bright future, and preparing them into good and useful citizens.
As the saying goes, ‘’ it is the young trees which make the forest very interesting’.’ Without the presence of upright children, the world may find it at the cross roads, as the countries would end up having the citizens who are unruly , characterized by crime thus making them prone to violence.
Methods which might be useful as far as raising children is introducing, the prayer habit, attendance of prayers, at specific times, and instilling the habit of reading, while revising their notes whenever they are at home, as well as preventing them from accessing obscene stuff whether on the internet or other sources, encouraging them to follow good Christian values.
Children should be attending prayers with their parents/benefactors, as it helps them to become God fearing, hence growing with the socially required manners and values.
This is a continuous process, hence the children should be accompanied throughout their adulthood, because raising and nurturing children is a gradual process which needs prudence.
By Viateur Nzeyimana