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According to society, love is flowers, candy, kisses, rings, tulle, and the words, “I do.” That is one kind of love. However, there are many others: the love of parents, the love of children, the love of siblings, the love of friends, and the love of things.
In Luke 21:34 Jesus warns us not to become too engrossed in the things of this world as to become complacent to the things of God.
Yet, it is so easy to get caught up in the here and now. It screams at us for attention through social pressures, media, and even friends and family. With all of this activity, the here and now can still feel empty, devoid of meaning and we ask the age-old questions: “Why am I here?” “What is my purpose in this life?” “Is what I am doing important?”