Sometimes the things that you do say more about who you really are than you’d like for them to.
Unless you’re a sociopath, you probably like to think of yourself as a good person who generally treats people well and contributes to society in positive ways. This point of view can be great if it’s true. But what if it’s not as true as you’d like it to be?
Truth is that we all struggle with selfishness: It’s the foundational sin that causes all sorts of problems in our lives. In our society, though, and especially in Christian circles, it can be easy to hide our selfishness behind polished exteriors. But it often still remains, and one of the best ways to identify it is to take a look at the ways that you think about and behave with your money. [Read more…]