You're not going to like what I have to say and frankly I don't care! We have entered a time when technology has advanced us beyond our capability to make wise judgements. The most vulnerable are our kids and most who read this have their heads in the sand - not having a clue what risks our children - youth - teens - young adults face. It's a scary world and with technology kids and Jihadists have at least one thing in common - their desire for secrecy!
As he began putting the first bite of his McDonalds pancake in his mouth, I told my son, "It's time you told me the truth." The fork slowly came out of his mouth as he looked at me with stunned surprise in silence. "What are you talking about Dad?" Your mom and I know what you're doing. It's time you told us the truth." From that point on my son lost his appetite as he was faced with the unpleasant task of telling us about behavior that he hoped would stay hidden.
Reverend Bobby thought it a bit strange when his wife, with her hand cupped over the phone, said that Sargent Willis was on the line and had some questions. Sargent Willis wasn’t a member of his congregation and the last time he could remember he had never had any cause for the police to want to ask him questions. He thought, “Did I run a red light and a traffic cam catch me,” he wondered.
“Never in my wildest dreams did I see this coming. When I first started “borrowing” from the company I had every intent of paying back what I took. Heck, I did pay some of it back…at least at the beginning!” Those were the words Mark said as he confessed that the life he was living was, for the most part, an illusion. Truth be told, Mark, for all his legitimate successes, had over time become no more than a liar and a thief. His choices created consequences that he never dreamed were possible.
Mark’s recantation of his ethical fall is all too common.