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So much of how we see ourselves depends on the people we relate with. For example, many people in the United States would not consider themselves wealthy, and yet compared to much of the rest of the world, we are quite wealthy. But in today's first reading we learn the danger is not in being wealthy, but rather in using our riches only for ourselves.
Given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri. Readings for today. Listen to our other homilies.
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Danger of Thinking We Are Rich

So much of how we see ourselves depends on the people we relate with. For example, many people in the United States would not consider themselves wealthy, and yet compared to much of the rest of the world, we are quite wealthy. But in today’s first reading we learn the danger is not in being wealthy, but rather in using our riches only for ourselves.

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