Sunday, January 17, 2010

The Reality of How Blessed we are

As I watched the news and pictures of my brothers and sisters in Haiti, I could not but realize how blessed we are in America.

Yesterday, my wife wanted to go grocery shopping. I stated, " I hate to go grocery shopping". Then it dawned on me how my brothers and sisters in Haiti would give anything to have the opportunity to buy something from the store.

Again, I realized how blessed I am to be in America. I looked at my childern. They are all well dressed. They have their own rooms. They attend a Christian Private school. They have never gone hungry before. They do not know what poverty is.

Then it finally hit me! Teach them to value what they have and to share what they possess. If I can show them to be thankful to God for all that they have and not to hesitate to give what they have, then I can help them not to become a selfish, unconcerned adult. This is an awesome Life Lesson for any child and even adults.

Take some time in your life and garner the lessons that you can teach your children.

1 comment:

  1. I am thankful for all that the Lord gives to me to share with others.