PRUDENCE IN STYLE AND SUBSTANCE – It seems the old rhyme about what little girls and boys are made of has been replaced. Trace Embry explains today … on License to Parent.
Today’s culture seems to be more about style than substance. For instance, people will pay more money for shirts or shoes with popular brand logos when they could buy two or three others without the logo for the same price. I know a young man who once boasted about all the money he had in his car’s fancy wheels and expensive sound system; yet, the car itself would barely run! Like his car, how far will style alone take our kids after graduating high school? As parents, consider teaching your kids the value of a substantive life and being good stewards of their God-given resources. This will be invaluable to their future employers, neighbors, customers, and families. They need to know that there’s nothing wrong with ornaments as long as they’ve cultivated a tree to hang them on.
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