- Each of us will choose in our elder years to reflect on what was or to help build what could be.
- None of us should ever retire from impacting the generations behind us.
- Are you currently crafting the type of legacy that you want to leave for your family?
- Older generations obtain a sense of rewarding accomplishment through the quality of their descendants.
- It is a natural desire to want to bless your family and to be blessed by your family at the end of your life (cf. Prov. 13:22).
- While older generations obtain dignity from their grandchildren, their children long for the affirmation of their parents.
- If the intended interdependence within an ancestry is misaligned, all family dynamics will suffer.
- Infatuation with your grandchildren should never cause you to neglect your ongoing role with your children.
- Every child, regardless of age, desires to be intentionally affirmed by parents they wholeheartedly esteem.
- Grandparents can escalate family drama by overstepping boundaries and overriding instructions.
- Don’t enjoy the idea of being a grandparent more than you maintain the responsibility of being a parent.
- You don’t have to demean how someone raises their kids by proving how you raised yours.
- Grandparents – the wisest way to bless your grandchildren is by lovingly supporting their parents.
- Parents – resolve to honor your parents while affirming your children.
- Children – respect your grandparents and honor your parents while gleaning from all of their examples.
- The grand errant family is one that fails one another in being the right thing at the right time.
- One of the greatest gifts you can give your family is a life of integrity and a legacy of faithfulness.