How does truth fit into our deliberate action plan to reclaim our legacy? I believe that we live in a generation that is struggling to rediscover the timeless reality that we all pass on a legacy. The only real legacy we have to pass on to our children is a legacy of truth: Truth about life; truth about God; truth that we invest into their future to give them hope.
Rather than just living day to day for life’s fleeting pleasures, a legacy-minded man or woman deliberately considers life as a gift not to be wasted. Don’t you think that the really important things of life are deliberately developed and ‘invested’ in the light of a multi-generational perspective? This is what seems to be missing so often today. If you are investing for a future dividend, it has to be invested beyond your own limited vision of what you can do now and in the near future. It’s going to be invested in light of the next generation.
Looking at the culture of our generation, everywhere I turn I see dysfunction and distortion in all the areas of our legacy. When we think of the foundational things that constitute our legacy, what is more foundational than truth? This is basic to our character. But truth is thought by many to be ambiguous, variable or even irrelevant. So I’ll ask the timeless question: What is truth? (more…)