The competing views of success in our world often create an interesting tension. Society tends to define success in terms of accomplishment and awards, material possessions, and profit margins. In the football business, winning was everything, sometimes at any cost.
Honor God.Kids’ futures are determined by whether they’re the type of people others want to be around.
I tell them that He needs to be their number one priority. As the Creator of life, He knows how best to live. Focusing on Him and His will makes us into people of honesty and integrity.
Treat others well.
The second one is about how they treat other people. They need to be dependable, helpful, and trustworthy. Kids’ futures are determined by whether they’re the type of people others want to be around.
Sound off: What is on your list of virtues to pass on to your kids?
Huddle Up Question
Huddle up with your kids and ask, “What do you think is the most important character trait a person can have?”