Life Motherhood

Genuine Love Is Serving Others

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“Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.” I Peter 4:9-10

This summer have your children or grandchildren use money they have saved or do some chores to earn money specifically designated for blessing others. Explain ahead of time what the money will be used for and how they will be involved.

Money in hand, go to a restaurant and collectively allow them to use their money to anonymously buy someone’s meal.  If you pay for someone (like a man or woman in uniform) and have your kids to say to them, while looking in their eyes, thank you for serving our country.

The goal is for our children to have a heart for others and see money as being a tool to bless rather than hoard, waste, or seek to desire stuff. A good way to teach this concept is by allowing children to personally experience serving others.

 

About Rhonda Ellis

Rhonda Ellis is a wife of 29 years, a homeschooling mom to 6, a blogger, writer, speaker. Her passion is mentoring women in ways that impact hearts and homes for Christ. Grab a cup of coffee or a Diet Coke (water is allowed these days too) and be a "back porch" friend with her.Come read her blog at cultivatingahome.com. It's a great place to laugh, cry, share friendships and transparent hearts while sharing deep conversations about our journey with the Lord. You can also join her facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheRhondaEllis

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Rhonda

Rhonda Ellis is a wife of 29 years, a homeschooling mom to 6, a blogger, writer, speaker. Her passion is mentoring women in ways that impact hearts and homes for Christ. Grab a cup of coffee or a Diet Coke (water is allowed these days too) and be a "back porch" friend with her.Come read her blog at cultivatingahome.com. It's a great place to laugh, cry, share friendships and transparent hearts while sharing deep conversations about our journey with the Lord. You can also join her facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheRhondaEllis

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