The Pew Research Center asked 18–25 year olds what their most important goal was in life. 81% answered, “To get rich.” That’s a tragedy. If there is one unmistakable lesson from history, it’s that living for money leads to a hollow, regretful and corrupt existence. Ask a few Wall Street bankers. But our culture inundates children with the “money is everything” lie. As All Pro Dads, it is incumbent on us to not only teach our kids what really matters, but also the 10 things in life that don’t really matter, starting with the false hope of wealth.
Huddle up with your children tonight and ask them: “What is one lie you think our culture promotes? Why?”