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Inheritance: unearned

For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?

Paul of Tarsus – First Letter to the Corinthians (NIV)

Inheritances are usually unearned and undeserved, and yours is all around you.

You inherited buildings and books, culture and cuisine, language and laws, traditions and tools, nationality, and nature transformed, for both good and ill.

You’ve inherited things (life itself!) from your parents and their parents… And a million and one things that they had nothing to do with.

You’ve inherited wealth and debts, benefits and obligations.

What are you building? What are you spending? What should you be fixing?

What will you pass on?

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