What does all this mean to the believer in Christ? If you want comfort, read Psalm 91 because it is filled with descriptive promises to the one who dwells in Christ. It says, "He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust ... You shall not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flies by day".
As homework is a required extension of school learning, we need to be supportive and not make negative statements to, or in front of our children such as, "I always hated doing my homework." "I skipped homework all the time." Or, "I don't see why you kids have to do so much homework."
Let's face it: there are no quick fixes or easy answers here. Under the earthly dominion of a cruel dictatorship are our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living in North Korea - despite the constant threat of persecution as real as the death penalty. Some estimates claim 10% of the population as underground followers of Christ.
There are some things that are parameters for everyone and then there are some self-imposed convictions that others may not hold. These self-imposed ones are the grey areas that we sometimes disagree.