Column: Riches go beyond money or material things



True riches are much broader than money or material things. They are not measured in stocks and bonds, silver or gold. Your greatest riches may have nothing to do with your paycheck or your mutual fund.

The person who is rich in relationships is a person who has actually discovered one of the greatest forms of wealth known to man.

Relationships are two- way — vertical and horizontal. In Luke 12:21, Jesus talked about being rich toward God. This vertical relationship is the first and most important relationship we can have in life. In fact, your horizontal relationships will not be all that they can be until this vertical relationship is established and healthy.

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