Learning obedience, a fundamental virtue

Ten years ago now I was out with friends at a club, celebrating my 21st birthday. A neighbor, an older man friend of my parents was there with some business associates. He saw me and walked over and asked what was I doing there and who were my friends.

After a short discussion he told me to get my things he was taking me home. When I refused he said 'obedience is the most important virtue in a woman'. He escorted me out and drove me home to my parents. Feelings hurt, discussion with my parents, and some friends of mine, yes he hurt my feelings but the consensus was 'good thing you obeyed'.

Now today, older and a little wiser, I believe what he told me that night. It is a virtue, obedience is a virtue, and that involves obedience to God's word, your parents, and yes the man who protects you.

Thank you

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