Based on Matthew 19:16-22,
Jesus and the Rich Young Ruler.
Lord, what must I do?
What must I do to truly live,
to live forever?
There are better questions beloved
Better questions which bring better answers
How shall I love?
Honor the sacred gift of life
Honor committed relationships
Honor what belongs to others
Honor the truth
Who shall I love?
Honor the other
See the richness of God’s blessing
daily bread and daily companions
See the preciousness of life
all life, every life
Treasure people as God treasures you
especially those who are unlike you
especially those far from comfort and influence
Love them more
Love them most
Love your neighbor as yourself
Expand your soul
Open your arms
Empty your purse
Let nothing keep you from the fullness of love
Lord hear our prayer
Lord make it so
What Must I Do? © 2017 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia
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A retired Canadian couple who won $11.3 million in the lottery in July have already given it (almost) all away.
“What you’ve never had, you never miss,” 78-year-old Violet Large explained to a local reporter.
She was undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer when the couple realized they’d won the jackpot in July.
“That money that we won was nothing,” her tearful husband, Allen, told Patricia Brooks Arenburg of the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald. “We have each other.”
The money was a “headache,” they told the paper–mainly, it brought anxiety over the prospect that “crooked people” might take advantage of them. Several people called them out of the blue to ask for money when the news first broke that they’d won the jackpot. So they began an $11 million donation spree to get rid of it and help others…
There are people who have money and people who are rich. –Coco Chanel
Cash-Cross by David Hayward
1 Timothy 6:17-19 (NIV)
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.