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Matthew 6:24 No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.
A phrase I have been working with lately is this: “How can I follow Jesus with my whole life?” So much of faith is spiritual, inner work, but we must take care to incorporate the Bible’s clear directives, especially on topics such as money that we may prefer to ignore.
MOVING FORWARD: Do you find that your ideals are in conflict with daily responsibilities and realities? How can you find a way to honor both?