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Give your heart to what you value most

Morning: Psalm 87, 90; 2 Kings 11:1-20a; I Corinthians 7:10-24
Evening: Psalm 136; Matthew 6:19-24

As a hospital chaplain in Critical and Palliative Care, I was privileged to be at the bedside with many dying people and their families. None of them talked, at the end, about the importance of their wealth.  The people they loved were their precious treasure. What is it to “store up for yourselves treasures in heaven”?  When everything and everyone fulfills their purpose … isn’t that what “heaven” is?  Aren’t loving relationships the greatest “treasure”? Jesus may simply be saying: “Give your heart to loving relationships and play your own unique part in this amazing Creation.”

Graham

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