What is your legacy?

I just dropped off my 16 year old son at his “job” and I am blown away at the fact that my son is 16 and that he has work.  Time flies and I find myself feeling overwhelmed by emotions about how quickly it happens.  It seems like just yesterday I was teaching him colors and now here he is working and well on his way to becoming an amazing young man.   I am reminded to not take life for granted.  It also got me thinking about how important it has been to fill my son with good books and to surround him by good people.  This was an intentional act to give him a competitive edge in life.  To help mold him to be the man he will become.

“My life – my personality, my habits, even my speech – is a combination of the books I choose to read, the people I choose to listen to, and the thoughts I choose to tolerate in my mind”
Andy Andrews

As we have made choices in life, the books we read and the place we went, it was all intentional with the end goal in mind.  My goal is to raise Godly young men who love the Lord and will make a contribution to society.  As I build my business, I use the same barometer.  I make choices about who I spend time with and what I put in my mind so that I can hopefully make a contribution to society and become the woman God has planned for me.

andy-andrewss-quotes-4Are you being intentional about who you spend time with and what books you read?  Do you know where you are going?  Or are you just flying by the seat of your pants with no plan or even idea of where you want to go?  Please know that if you don’t have your own plan, you will be following someone’s plan.

Start today with a goal, even if it is simple, but be intentional about your life, your business and your legacy. 

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6 Responses to What is your legacy?

  1. Bryan Hart says:

    It’s hard to believe that my Anna will be turning 9 this year. The rate life is accelerating is unbelievable. I have my goals listed above my desk here, but I appreciate the reminder to keep up with them even with everything else life is throwing at us. I want the story of my life to be a great opening chapter to my children’s lives.

    • streetsmartmom says:

      Just wait, it goes faster and faster. I feel like I need a racing harness instead of regular seat belt these days. Enjoy!!

  2. Idalia says:

    Why not have both! Cod#un&l8217;t you tke the pattern somewhere and have it photocopied, use the copy as a pattern and keep the original as history??? I mean, SOMETIMES we can have our cake AND eat it too! I love the apron, by the way!

  3. Essie says:

    Gratulation zum Relaunch! Die Seiten sehen ganz famos aus auf iPad und iPhone. Im Gegensatz zu meinen Vor-Kommentatoren gefällt mir das Layout auch auf dem großen Bildschirm, alles sehr übersichtlich und gut lesbar. Mit dem Template von Ellen Bauer liegt Ihr voll im modernen Trend.Ich wünsche weiterhin so viele gute Einfälle, dass Eure Artikel auch von der &#0gÃ8;2ro2Ÿen” Presse zitiert werden!

  4. Chuck says:

    That’s a crjaaerckck answer to an interesting question

  5. Chartric says:

    Ghost always gets A+ beats on his albsmu. Ever heard his dude get on a lame beat?On another note, big White Van Music fan, is the Jake and Free project any good?

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