It’s not how big the house is, it’s how happy the home is. Many people do not realize what dreams are really made of. We often seek for material things that can give us temporary joy without even thinking that real happiness is what you already have at the present moment. This story shows a mother’s first impression to what a family member has achieved. A huge beautiful house which is totally different from what she got made her envy without recognizing the blessing that God had given her.
God’s scripture in 2 Corinthians 4:18 always reminds us that we must not fix our eyes on what is seen but focus on the things unseen for what is seen is temporary and what is unseen is eternal. This clearly shows that material things don’t give us joy and contentment for everything will vanish. But the love of God and happiness brought by our family will be forever in our hearts.
Family is God’s gift to us no matter how hard our situation is. We may think that family is not an important thing but in fact, they are everything. The greatest happiness are family happiness. Today you may think how unlucky you are because of the struggles that your family is facing, but at the end of the day, you will come to realize how lucky you are for having the greatest wealth that God has bestowed you. As soon as you’re done reading this article, don’t let a minute pass without telling your family members how blessed you are for having them! Live your life to the fullest having God as the center of your family.