When most people read about billionaires giving away money, their first reaction is typically, “Well that’s easy for them to say… if I had that kind of money, I would be generous too.” And unfortunately, the stories we most need to hear are often the hardest to find.
“I want people to realize that their lives are too valuable to waste chasing and accumulating material possessions. I want people to know they were designed to accomplish more significant things than filling a big house with a lot of stuff. And I want them to realize that all the stuff they own is actually keeping them from fulfilling their biggest dreams.” ~Joshua Becker
Whether we like it or not, our kids are soaking up values from us every day about how to live, how to work, and how to spend money. And if we are constantly desiring things we don’t need, why would we expect anything else from them?
I want my home to be welcoming. I want it to be a place where my family feels comfortable, a place where it’s easy for us to enjoy time together, and a place that helps us each do our own work. What do you want your home to be?