“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls” Matthew 13:45).
Truth is, in some form or fashion, we all seek to discover that which brings an enriching purposefulness to life. While some take a more cerebral approach, examining various religions, philosophies, and ideologies, others turn to more base desires and the immediate gratification of food, drink, sex, travel, the arts, etc. Even though the Wisdom writer states that God has set eternity in the heart of man (Ecc.3:11), the preponderance of humanity continues to believe that this longing can be satisfied with earthly pursuits. If we don’t dig our graves with our mouths, we certainly will with our appetites. Hunger for more.