Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 31, 2009
Whatever we think we possess can be lost. God gives it to us for only so long as we need it, but after that it becomes an idol. We must choose to give away time, talent, treasure for things that do last, and for life itself.
Almost nothing that you and I count on to be permanent really is permanent. Almost everything that we think will last forever, it turns out, can be destroyed. Anything we have we can also very easily lose.
We live in a monumental city. Capitol Hill, the monuments, the Federal Triangle, the White