"One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts." (Psalm 145:4 (ESV) The legacy we seek to leave is done so moment by moment. Our family legacy is formed individually—each one contributes to the collective legacy left. And as we seek to cultivate a legacy that endures, our personal legacy [...]
"We will not keep them from our children; we will tell the next generation about the Lord‘s power and his great deeds and the wonderful things he has done." (Psalms 78:4 GNB) Legacies are not just lived. They are shared. Told. The passion in our souls yearns to live well and leave well, but sometimes [...]
A legacy is less about ourselves than it is about the one who gave us all we have.
"He who loves his work never labors." ~ Jim Stovall, The Ultimate Gift In the movie, The Ultimate Gift, a grandfather portrayed by James Garner seeks to carefully leave an inheritance and a legacy to his grandson without ruining him. In so doing, he also transfers wisdom through a series of tests of his grandson's character. Only [...]
Parents play a crucial role in the preparation of the next generation, but all too often the next generation can take on an attitude of entitlement and blame poor old mom and dad for their woes. True, the leadership of fathers and mothers in the lives of their children is significant and critical, but the [...]
Legacies don’t function well on autopilot. It takes intentionality to have a legacy come to fruition. But it also takes realignment and tweaking from time to time.
Leaving a legacy of faith that inspires the next generation to relationship instead of religion is one of the biggest investments of our time that we can make.
Leaving a legacy of love will not just happen. Love intentionally and before you know it, your legacy of love will not just be a dream, but a reality.
Taking inventory of this past year, we have insight to take us into the new year successfully.
Feast on the moments God is giving you with loved ones this Thanksgiving and be present in the moment.