We invest, save, work, achieve, accumulate, gain for what? Jesus asks, “What good is all of this if you end up forfeiting your soul? This powerful question pits the external against the internal. So often we take our cues from our society, family, culture and surroundings so that we might catch a glimpse of what the “good life” is, and in doing so miss what is really stirring within.
Perhaps, in order to not forfeit our souls, we need to learn to access and listen to them. Perhaps be must understand this thing within us is God given and wishes to speak to us. It is what God has wired within us from the very beginning and wishes for us to discover.