It seems as though anymore, people everywhere are searching, desperately searching, for a way that they can increase their income drastically. They reason that they could enjoy life if they just had more money, less stress, fewer bills…
Well friends, I am here to tell you that I have hit the jackpot. Probably not the kind that your thinking of though…
After my son Jagger was born last Tuesday morning, the doctors discovered that he was Jaundice. We had been through this process before with our daughter Jacy. We knew we would be burning a lot of gas going to the hospital EVERYDAY to get blood work done to check his levels.
Side note: He is doing much better now (thank you for your prayers.)
During one of our visits to the hospital the four of us were walking down the hallway to where we were supposed to check in. I was carrying my beautiful daughter, and my beautiful wife was carrying our beautiful son…
As we were walking we had many stop to “oooh, an ahhh” over the clothes our daughter was wearing, and the soft baby skin of our 5 day old son. As we continued down the hallway, one man, a doctor, passed us. As he passed us, he stopped to look at our family, and he smiled at me and said “I think you are the richest man in this building”
Instantly I thought… It sure would be nice to have his salary…
Then I thought more seriously. He was right. I was the richest man in that building. No, not financially, not even close. But in all the important ways I was. I have a beautiful wife, who supports my ministry, I would be nothing without the strength that she gives me, even when she doesn’t realize it.
I have two beautiful children. What a blessing!
Psalm 127: 3- Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.
Parents, do we realize what a blessing our children are?
I am afraid too many parents today, lose sight of just how precious their children truly are. May we never do this.
Psalm 127:4- 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth.
Parents, how are we aiming our children?
Children are like arrows… They are weapons that can be used for God, or used for Satan. The most important thing to remember here, is that arrows fly where they are aimed. Are we aiming them in the way that God would have us to?
We are truly blessed with the children God has given us. It is my daily prayer that my family will be a family that is pleasing to God almighty. It is my hope that this is your aim as well.