[A13] Parental Responsibility (The Small Catechism)

To live means more than having food and shelter or any degree of material prosperity. Merely to vegetate, to exist, is not truly to live. To spend an existence of isolated selfishness is not really to live. A round of useless or silly pleasures is a poor, shallow, unsatisfactory kind of life. On This Page 13. Parental Responsibility 1. The Nature and Extent of Parental Responsibility. 2. How can parents properly discharge the great obligations they owe their children?