When I was a child, life was easiest, best, and freest when I was obedient to my parents. When I submitted my will to theirs, there was peace. When I exerted my will against theirs, difficulties inevitably arose. And while my children sometimes whine that they can’t wait to be adults “who can do whatever they want,” obedience is expected of every adult. We have bosses and deadlines. Even if we are our own bosses, we have authori...