Stages of Life
(To Be Instilled During the Ages Birth to Six Years)
Focuses on Discipline
Realizing God has provided everything I need for my present happiness.
It's related to the motivational gift of Giving
food and raiment let us be
therewith content." - 1 Timothy 6:8
to enjoy present possessions rather than desiring new or additional ones."
"Learning to control curiosity."
"Learning to enjoy times of being alone."
"Understanding and accepting that God has provided everything I need for adjusting circumstances around me." (a.c.e.)
"Understanding that if I am not satisfied with what I have, I will never be satisfied with what I want."
Knowing that the more I release earthly possessions, the more I can grasp eternal treasures."
to ask yourself:
you be content if everything were taken from your but food and clothing?
Is the purpose of your job to be a good steward of your time or to gain riches for future possessions?
Do you compare your possessions with those others have?
to help instill this quality:
inventory of your possessions and get rid of something you do not need.
Spend a period of time (15 minutes to an hour) in quiet meditation.
a Bible character illustrate contentment?
How did Jesus demonstrate contentment?
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