"Labor not to
thine own wisdom.
Wilt thou set
thine eyes upon that which is not?
riches certainly make themselves
they fly away
as an eagle toward heaven."
"Riches Have Wings!"
People in their
search for security eventually find out,
nothing is forever.
spent for pleasure, and even daily needs, is
their money into what they believe to be sound
such as stocks,
bonds, real estate,
or they fill
their safety deposits boxes with jewelry and
cash. However, no investment, and no safety
deposit place on earth is safe.
go down as business firms fail.
their doors every day.
disasters wipe away the value of land and
We may look at
investments as future security
burglar-proofed to common thieves,
but time and
death ~ the cleverest thief of all,
take away the
And so, we end
our days as we began them,
Now I have to
How much wiser
is the Christian who,
love of Christ,
toward the Lord and invests
and treasures in that which will bring
Jesus tells us,
not up for yourselves treasures upon earth,
where moth and
rust doth corrupt,
thieves break through and steal:
But lay up for
yourselves treasures in heaven,
moth nor rust doth corrupt,
thieves do not break through nor steal:
For where your
there will your
heart be also."
May the good
Lord help us to look at where and to what
purpose we are placing our investments.
inspiration today was inspired after selling
one share of stock which was given to me as a
gift over two years ago, at which time it was
a little over
$65. Today it closed at $47.32)