Posts from 2016-01

THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE: BIGGER THAN YOU THINK

"Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God".

Matthew Chapter 19, Verse 24. It is one of the most iconic scriptures of the New Testament, and one I've used often to illustrate the impossibility of finding peace and order if you're unwilling to unburden yourself of encumbering worldly possessions.

Translation: You can't get organized if you aren't willing to throw stuff away. This is a difficult truth for many to accept, especially those who have acquired a lifetime of material goods. The more stuff someone has, the more unwilling they generally are to get rid of it, and the harder it is for them to achieve the peaceful life they seek.

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