Originally Posted by FLGatorFan
This level of discipline is admirable. What is it that you are working toward?
A healthy level of skill in a variety of trades, the marriage coming my way, and the children i've yet to have.
I got this idea in my head a little over a decade ago that I didn't want to have kids until I had a certain level of knowledge to pass on to the next generation. I think it was when I realized just how much my father taught me to prepare me for what life would be like after high school.
I'm getting close to being ready to start a family, and when my children are growing up I want to be able to teach them how to have the discipline to see things through and the skills they will need to do so.
From what I was taught at home while I was growing up, I learned that it really is a parents responsibility to equip their children with the base of what they will need to be successful throughout life. The materialistic 'stuff' isn't really part of that. Knowledge is what is most important, and the refined skill of using it is something you only gain from experience.
I feel the biggest mark I can leave is to pass on what I know to the next generation I help create - movie trivia and gaming skills just don't measure up to that goal in my opinion.