The Importance of Honesty

It’s important for Christians to realize and express with humility both their failures and their perseverance to grow as believers. It is easy to present ourselves as always strong or that we always have it together, but we are painting an unrealistic picture of ourselves to the world. Fred Rogers emphasizes the importance of being honest with children about the letdowns of life in this scene from the 2019 movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (directed by Marielle Heller [TriStar Pictures, 2019]):