“But Mom! Those are mine! I bought them with my own money.”
I stood square toward my daughter and looked into her eyes. “Yes, and this is an opportunity to show generosity. Let her use them.”
“But what?” I spoke gently. “Tell me what’s more important—those paints, or loving your sister?”
Seems like a no-brainer kind of question, right? Then why is it so hard to act according to what we know?
Today on For the Family, we’re talking about teaching our kids—and ourselves—what it means to be kind, loving, and generous. Join me there for the rest of the story.
And? For an in-depth journey through the possibilities of showing kindness and love in a messy, unkind world, grab a copy of my new book, Generous Love: Discover the Joy of Living “Others First.” I believe it will bless you abundantly.