Money is a powerful tool. In the proper hands it can provide countless opportunities for good for the family and for others. Without training, its use can be destructive and debilitating to the family.
A eulogy is a forward looking statement that defines how you want to be remembered in life. It usually focuses on the character qualities you hope others will see and recognize in your life. Write your eulogy.
A financially wealthy individual once defined success to me as, “Having a job you love and a warm home for your family.” Loving families and the concept of home are not obtained by material wealth. They are created by love.
The ability to persevere through trials produces character and self confidence. Trials are often the foundation of the success one has today. The knowledge gained in these trials is what parents wish they could give their children.
Sharing your life experiences mentors future generations within your own family as well as others. Your triumphs, failures and humorous encounters illustrate important lessons others can use to navigate their way through the adventures of their own life.