"Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as you should do in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not get angry with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, because that pleases the Lord. Parents, do not be too demanding of your children, lest they become discouraged." (Colossians 3:18-21)
*From The Christian Community Bible Catholic Pastoral Edition
Paul insists that Christians live all of this before the Lord, for the Lord and in the Lord. This is why Paul preaches the same ethics to everyone: men, women, slaves; all must be just, loyal, and respectful of others, even when they have faults. We should struggle to bring about change and defend our rights; but we must lead these struggles and live our commitments according to the spirit of Christ. Very often what we ask for in order to change the world is less important than the way in which we ask it, and it is often there that a Christian will give a witness that only she can give. Let others be successful whatever the means that are taken and whatever the disastrous consequences for society.