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James 4:3 HCSB – 3 You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.

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☆Qur'anic Gems☆ Day 28. Ramadhan 1435.

Surah Al-Hashr, Verse 9:
وَمَن يُوقَ شُحَّ نَفْسِهِ فَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْمُفْلِحُونَ

….. And whosoever is saved from his souls (own) covetousness, such are they who will be the successful. 263 more words

Gems & Jewels



The bridge gap between Winter forecasts,
Summer sunsets.
Golden sand on the beach
Feel the ocean 
Bristle in between my toes.
Use the bucket and spade… 382 more words

Finding Contentment in a world focused on Getting Ahead

Everywhere we look, we are bombarded with messages that push us toward covetousness and discontent. Every commercial on television stresses some lack in our life. Let’s not get started with the print media and their subliminal messages. 407 more words

Daily Living

Caught In The Light.

She stood before room 624 and looked at her wristwatch. She was early.

Two months ago she had a conversation with her father.
“What do you need the money for?” He asked. 1,045 more words

Short Stories

Take Care, And Be On Your Guard

(Luke 12:15)
15 And he said to them, Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. #Bible


Chrysostom: "Wealth is one thing, covetousness another"

“I am often reproached for continually attacking the rich. Yes, because the rich are continually attacking the poor. But those I attack are not the rich as such, only those who misuse their wealth. 33 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections