Drugged As A Child

Since: Dec 09

Clarksville, TN

#1 Nov 11, 2011


DIFFERENT DRUG PROGRAM

The other day, someone at a store in our town read taht a Methamphetamine Lab had been found in an old farmhouse in the adjoining county and he asked me a rhetorical question, "Why didn't we have a drug problem when you and I were growing up?"
I replied, I had a drug problem when I was young: I was drug to church on Sunday morning. I was drug to church for weddings and funerals. I was drug to family reunions and community socials no matter the weather. I was drug by my ears when I was disrespectful to adults. I was also drug to the woodshed when I disobeyed my parents, told a lie, brought home a bad report card, did not speak with respect, spoke ill of the teacher or the preacher, or if I didn't put forth my best effort in everything that was asked of me. I was drug to the kitchen sink to have my mouth washed out with soap if I uttered profanity. I was drug out to pull weeds in mom's garden and flower beds and cockleburs out of dad's fields. I was drug to the homes of family, friends, and neighbors to help out some poor soul who had no one to mow the yard, repair the clothesline, or chop some firewood, and if my mother had ever know that I took a single dime as a tip for this kindness, she would have drug me back to the woodshed. Those drugs are still in my veins and they affect my behavior in everything I do, say or think. They are stronger than cocaine, crack, or heroin; and if today's children had this kind of drug problem, America would be a better place. GOD BLESS THE PARENTS WHO DRUGGED US!

This was posted on Facebook.
This was submitted by a concerned citizen Somewhere U.S.A.
It appeared in the newspaper in Avoyelles Parish. and found its way to the internet. I am reposting it here just because it rings so true!

GOD BLESS!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Richmond Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Bible study rules for public schools proposed (Feb '10) 1 hr CriminalForever 158,056
How Can You Be Happy With Disappointment? 2 hr Dead Horse 246
Jacksons dont let them foo ya 3 hr wildcatz 5
Song Title Game (Aug '09) 4 hr Jennifer Renee 40,017
Kevin Hub 4 hr Logan 13
Someone save this princess 6 hr Mike Brewer 2
erica gabbard (Aug '09) 6 hr KARMA 30

Richmond Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Richmond Mortgages