Wants Are Not What They Are Cracked Up To Be

Have you ever stopped to consider it is your wants that get you into various troubles, and rarely your needs?

I asked my 17-year-old son the other day if he would accept a job offer that would guarantee him all of his needs being met for life: food, shelter, clothing, transportation, medical, educational expenses, etc. Not surprisingly, he said, no…emphatically!

Whereas, I would take that deal in a heartbeat.

When I pressed him to explain his decision in our hypothetical scenario, he said, there’s stuff…