“But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” Matthew 6:20 NIV As the year and decade draw to a close, with ruminations of what was or could have been, God invites us to consider with gravity and gratefulness those things in life of eternal value. The sentimentality of Christmas and year-end awareness of the brevity …
We all have things in our lives for which we are contending or striving; that consume enormous amounts of time and energy, but often result only in frustration.
The condition of our soul dare not be neglected, as this verse underscores, since it determines how well we navigate the challenges of life and even affects our health.
Sometimes the best thing we can do when feeling overwhelmed by our circumstances, as with Job, is to pause and meditate upon the wonder of God.