Like all other Christians, you and I need strength every day to do the right things and grow. Paul writes to the believers in Philippi that he prays for them. He also explains for which he prays and why he prays for it.
Who would punish a child? Who would make the decision to restrain a child from something, take something away from him or to even ground the child?
We live in a world where love is often lacking. Some people really seem to have an amazing capacity for selfless love, but unfortunately most people have the most love only for themselves.