Can you imagine, for a moment, Jesus actually washing the feet of His betrayer? On the same night when the disciples are arguing about who among them is the superstar, Jesus literally strips Himself to show them what humble love is really all about.
I can remember the first time I shot a turkey and ran up to it. I was shocked by how ugly it really was. It had a mug that only a momma could love. In my part of the country it's not unusual to run into a possum scurrying about. They look like an over-grown rat that is slowly balding.
We need to teach our kids that menial tasks that don't pay well are still very worthwhile. We also need to show them that working for no money at all can be very satisfying. There is nothing wrong with being ambitious and teaching our kids to work hard for high salaries.