This world is a dangerous place. Every second people are being killed in wars, uprisings, riots, and over stupid things – like energy drinks.
Before you were born your mom and I asked the question: “Do we really want to bring a child into this world?” I’m sure my parents had the same fears, and their parents before them.
Now comes the hard part. Now comes the part where I tell you why, in spite of the state of the world, we decided to have kids:
We believe you can change the world.
I’m not patronizing you, Lewis. This isn’t some pie-in-the-sky platitude. This is the most terrifying confession of my life.
This is why I’m scared to pray.