April 2, 2007 10:18am CST
You raise them with beliefs and morals. You hope they know right from wrong. You get them through bouts of the flu, colds, and chicken pox. You immunize them against dreaded disease. You give them proper nutrition to help them grow into healthy adults. Later you find that they are poisoning themselves. You quesion them. They lie. You plead with them. They lie. You cry. You panic. You dread hearing the phone ring. You worry. They lie. You pray.