What and how are we laying a foundation for eternal life?
"Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share, storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life." St. Paul to Timothy (I Tim. 6:17-19 NKJV)
Here are a couple reflections on today's epistle reading:
St. Gregory the Theologian sums it all up well: "There is one innate and trusty wealth: to use one’s substance on God and on the poor."