The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
So much of what we pursue is passing. Once we acquire it, we have to try to preserve it because we know it will soon be gone. God has promised us that just as he is eternal and will live forever, so also are those who pursue a relationship with him and are committed to do his will.
So let's sit down and look at how we spend our time, our money, and our efforts and ask if what we are pursuing is really something that is worth having. Then let's ask one more important question: "Even if it is worth having, is it going to last long enough to make a difference?"
Eternal Father, I truly do want to have a life that impacts others for good and that brings you honor. Please give me the spiritual wisdom to follow your will and find your life rather than chasing the things that are not worth having. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.