A personal letter to struggling parents
The following letter (Letter 16) from Ellen G. White was sent in 1879 to J. G. Matteson and his family as they served as the first Seventh-day Adventist missionaries sent to Scandinavia. Seventh-day Adventists believe that Ellen G. White (1827-1915) exercised the biblical gift of prophecy during more than 70 years of public ministry.
Parents should make it a point to keep their own minds informed that they may impart knowledge to their children, thus providing their minds with proper food, leaving no place for hunger after debasing pleasure and indulgences. Good, sound instruction is the only preventative of evil …