family that prays together stays together

the family that prays together stays together

Praying or engaging in other religious practices together as a group keeps a family unified (by helping it to avoid dysfunction, etc.). When I was growing up, my whole family always had to go to church together. My parents would say, "The family that prays together stays together."
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family that prays together stays together

Prov. Families who practice religion together will not break apart through divorce or estrangement. Mother believed that the family that prays together stays together and insisted that we all say prayers every night.
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They say that the family that prays together stays together and that is very much the case with us.
It is true that a family that prays together stays together.
29 -- It is well said by Mother Teresa, 'A family that prays together stays together.
The other popular poster depicts overlapping hands of persons of different races, ages and sexes with rosary beads and the words "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together.
They are such graphic reminders of that brilliant observation, "The family that prays together stays together.