Bill Cosby... I just love him to death and respect him in so many ways, but I am really sad to see his dark side. I was so disappointed years ago to find out that he had cheated on his lovely wife, I think the overwhelming majority of us has done or thought of something we would rather other people not know about. And if you haven't, you are probably in denial. People have to work hard to avoid sin. And the easier it is to feel like we are getting away with it, the less incentive we have to avoid it. God has always been pretty quick to show me that he's not letting me get away with ANYTHING, and I'm glad. Too bad for all the women who were taken advantage of by Bill Cosby. If someone had not "looked the other way" from the beginning, I think he would have stopped a lot sooner. I never was a Jerry Sandusky fan, but I kind of have the same sad, sick feeling about Bil Cosby that I felt about Jerry Sandusky. We all have different weaknesses, and I don't ever want to judge anyone too harshly. People need to stop sinning, and we need to help each other avoid temptation and we need to keep each other accountable. I hope I am never in a position where my "looking the other way" encourages someone to continue in sin. I believe Christians can and do sin, but you can't make a habit of it and think you're okay with God. Bill Cosby has professed to be a Christian. He has done a lot of good. BUT, that isn't enough to keep you on God's good side. Sin separates us from God, even when we think we're "getting away" with it. Please, please, please speak out against sinful behavior and support others in avoiding it. You may not get someone to change, but at least you won't be guilty of condoning their behavior.
Today I had a conference with the principal and my daughter''s kindergarten teacher, her reading teacher, and the principal. The assistant principal was going to come, but had to have some dental emergency. Dilara and her dad were there with us.
I have homeschooled Dilara her whole life. She attended private preschool 2 days a week from the time she was 2 till she was a little over 5 1/2. I don't think private preschool was of any benefit. My 2 older children didn't attend any preschool at all, other than homeschool.