A while back we were having a family discussion around the unfortunate reality that we are all sinners; that we all mess up sometimes; and that believe it or not, parents need Jesus just like kids do.
I tried to break it down for them:
"Our parents screwed us up the way they thought was best. And we are screwing you up the way we think is best. And someday, you will have your own kids and..."
"We can screw them up however we want to!" Mamoune interjected enthusiastically.
"Now, you've got it!"
I fought back the urge to hoist Justus up in the air and sing "Circle of Life." sigh. The baton has been passed.