Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.


– Ruth E. Renkel


16 Responses to “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.”

  1. afirmin71 Says:

    This is a wonderful quote.

    We should stick this on the wall of all the greedy fat cats in Wall Street and banks around the world.

    Thank you. Take care Alan.

    • bendedspoon Says:

      Hear Robert Frost on fair weather friend – “A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.”

  2. That is really true! 🙂

    • bendedspoon Says:

      Yes and sometimes we wonder
      how can the richest men
      not leave the richest inheritance?

      • When it comes to earthly riches there are so many explanations for that. But when it comes to heavenly riches it is just the opposite. The more we have the more we long to share with others. So if a person who is poor when it comes to money, but has a personal relationship with Jesus he has access to unsearchable riches that can never be depleted no matter how much he shares! 🙂

  3. Debbie Says:

    I love hearing stories about how little material substance leads to such rich lives. You will love reading the words to the song Linda posted! 🙂

  4. […] of my fellow bloggers, who often posts just a simple quote, posted today the quote: “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” Shortly after I had read and commented on her post, the song “Christmas As I Knew […]

  5. Rea, This is so true, because the poor man tends to focus on family, relationship, love, and not the poor substitute of things. Reliance on God tends to be stronger and passed on to children more as well. Peace, Linda

    • bendedspoon Says:

      so yesss with the true riches!
      — God, love, hard work, honor
      and so much more!
      what if all children value, exemplify and share
      those riches to the next generation?

  6. maggsworld Says:

    Perfectly true

  7. tonirand Says:

    Hello Friend,

    I’ve missed so much! I’m in hiding until I get my access issues sorted out. Looking forward to the catching up and thanks again for sharing!


  8. jmjbookblog Says:

    I LOVE that quote and it is so absolutely true!!!

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