“Raising Children Without the Concept of Sin.”

Do you raise your children spiritual and what does it mean? At the end of the day being good has to come from the heart not out of the fear of punishment. In Julia's Scheeres essay I illustrated for this week's TIES column, she writes: "My religious fundamentalist childhood was built around the fear of sin. My daughter doesn't even know the word. She did have a moral code — one she followed not from obligation, but from her own desire to make the world a better place.