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Family Minute #48

Is your family's motto, "I want that?"

The list of "I wants" can go on and on. For kids it's, "I want that video game." "I want that scooter." For us, it's, "I want that car." "I want that couch." No matter what we have, there's always more. So how do you change perspective? Henry David Thoreau said, "We make ourselves rich by making our wants few." Ahh, it's the old "being content with what you have" lesson. To get there, adjust your expectations. Most of us already have what we need . . . it's just a matter of controlling what we want.

Remember your family first.

5 cherished words:

Joan said...

I could not agree with you more!

Nadine said...

Nicely said especially this time of the year.

Teresa said...

I aggree totaly.

IsabellasCloset said...

Storm, Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving all the kind comments..
So you too are the Mother of a special needs child.. God bless you, I know that's not an easy job!
I LOVE the photo of you and your precious children.
You sound like a great lady!
Happy New Year.. ~Mary~

Storm said...

Nice to have you stop by again, Nadine and Teresa.

I thought this message was important especially at this time of year.

Joan and Mary, nice to meet you both. Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment.

Mary, I enjoyed your blog. Yes, I am the mother of two special needs children (1 child, 1 foster). Thank you for the kind words.

 
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