The second letter of FRUIT is R. I will define it as RICHES.
BIBLE STUDY | Isaiah 45:3 | “I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.”
Hidden riches cannot be seen, but are extremely important. In fact if you don’t have them, then riches you can see will be damaging.
As a parent I have fought the temptation to just lavish my son with material possessions, all in the name of “giving him a life I never had”.
It sounds good, but there is a trap in that. The things that they really need are usually things that aren’t seen but have maximum impact on their lives.
Things such as patience, identity, thanksgiving, responsibility, love, contentment, generosity, etc.
Live your life in a way to inspire them. Be the light; show them the way.
Eyes are on you,
Watching what you do.
They don’t care what you say.
It’s in your living they will obey.
Striving to have these things
When what joy does it bring?
If your core is a mess
Your life will be full of stress.
Give them hidden riches
So they won’t fall in to the trenches.
Life is more than what you own.
Parents check what they are shown.
Prayer| May Holy Spirit reveal these hidden riches to you and help you to “be” them and inspire those around you.