Opinion: Raising Children in a Fallen World

One of the arguments I hear from people not wanting to have children is they don’t want to bring them into such a wicked world. If we understand the purpose of life, we know that a mortal experience is crucial to Heavenly Father’s plan. Yet, I can see their point.

I’m sure we’ve all had those moments, those heart-wrenching glimpses of global terror, and worry at our children’s future. Looking to events around the world, to the potential threats in our homes, communities and countries, it’s easy to let fear take hold. Will our children have enough food to eat? Will they be sent off to war in their lifetime? Will they succumb to a terrible disease or accident?

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