I’m a little bit tired of Latter-day Saints telling me that I don’t “get” what preside means in an LDS context. See the comments on this post starting about here.
Here’s your chance to fix that for me.
If you are a Latter-day Saint who believes that the proper role of a husband and father includes presiding over his household, please explain what “preside” means in ten words or less. [EDIT: I’ve since realized that ten words really isn’t very much when it comes to defining theological concepts. Use more if you need to, but don’t go over a small paragraph. “Brief” is the operative concept here.] Pretend that you are writing a theological glossary of terms with the goal of helping non-Mormons understand your religion better.
Please do not spend any time explaining what preside does not mean.