What is one the thing you treasure from your grandparents or your parents? (Just pick one).
Now think again.
What do you think your children will treasure from you when you kick the bucket? (Check all that applies)
- (Fill in the blank)_________
It can’t be nothing but it could be anything. Right?
How many times have we heard people say, “I work hard for my family, especially my children. I want to give them everything.” Yet, despite getting everything, we miss out on a lot things. Missed games, missed doing homework with kids, missed warm dinner cooked by the spouse. Missed sharing small talks and giving life lessons to children.
In our attempt to get everything, we end up losing something and essentially giving them nothing. Dramatic eh? Maybe, but it does happen.
Deuteronomy 6: 20 In the future, when your son asks you, “What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the Lord our God has commanded you?”
How do you answer that?
Read the rest of the verses and be reminded that the greatest wealth a man can inherit is more than what money can buy.
That is wealth. That is legacy.