Thinking Differently:: Resisting Five Common Misconceptions that Work Against Family Piety

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2007

Devotion to duty is a part of good character, and devotion to religious duty-piety-is an essential part of godly character.
hen my children are grown, the one thing I hope they will take with them from our family is …" How would the average American parent answer that question? The answers would certainly vary, but how often do we hear a parent say, "I want my child to have learned piety in our family?" Would even Christian parents give such an answer? One definition of piety is "devotion to religious duties." The faithful observance of duty in a culture as feeling-oriented as ours sounds less than interesting. Yet devotion to duty ensures that what is ...

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