Sunday, September 25, 2011
Holding Possessions Loosely
We should hold possessions loosely. Ultimately they are not ours in the first place – God is the ultimate owner of all created things. Second, the human tendency is to hold on to things which have no value to us is counterproductive. It is quite possible to drown metaphorically in ones possessions. We should feel less attachment to our possessions and be more willing to share and give them away freely if they will benefit others more than ourselves. If possessions which have no use to ourselves could bless others it is most Christ honoring to give them away.