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Friday; July 6

It is said that all we need to make it in this world is an attainable goal and the commitment to pursue it.If we can figure out what we want and if we work hard, we will be able to be successful.While I believe this can be a productive formula, what happens when we choose the wrong goal?It is possible to work hard and still end up feeling inadequate because we have chosen an improper finish line. When Jesus was teaching His earliest disciples He challenged them to think long and hard about where they wanted to go.He realized the value of pursuing interests, but He also reminded them of the dangers of heading off in the wrong direction.In the Sermon on the Mount He encouraged them, “The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!”. (Matthew 6:22-23)Again, just because we are close to attaining what…