I was just looking at our Christmas Tree the other day. I happened to be standing near it and I began looking at the ornaments, and particularly at some that my kids had made over the years.
In these ornaments you are reminded at how your kids have grown as it seems like yesterday they were just running home with their projects and excitement to reveal what they had been working so hard on in school. But also, you start thinking about what you have been doing to make their lives better (not through buying them stuff, but the lessons they have learned and are currently learning).
I talk about legacy often when I talk about what I and I am sure many others are thinking about when they are seeing time continuing to pass. Depending on what sense of urgency one may have, it could be the little things we need to do like just listening and talking our kids through the various life cycles and decisions they are facing or taking care of how our finances are taking shape (not just for them as far as college and things like that go, but also our own retirement/nest egg goals).
You wouldn't think standing close to your Christmas tree could evoke such thoughts, but whether it is a Christmas ornament or simply looking at old pictures, I guarantee you will be seeing the pictures and memories, but as well, you will think about the path you are considering to go down as the years come upon us.
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