A Minor Variation on Greed and Abundance

A Minor Variation on Greed and Abundance

“Then he said, ‘This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store my surplus grain. And I’ll say to myself, ‘You have plenty of grain laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry.’ ‘But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?’” – Luke 12:18-20 I love the parables of Jesus; they are simple and offer us poignant word pictures with which to internalize powerful spiritual principles. Among His teachings about greed and wealth, the Lord gives us the story of a young man who ended up with an abundance of crops. Because his land yielded so much, he didn’t know what to do with all of it, and thinking only about himself and his future,

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