A lighted piece of paper laid flat on a piece of metal will go out, for the metal absorbs the heat and starves the flame: so does gold laid close to the soul cause the holy flame of love to God to shrink and die. The heart cannot embrace God and money; and, therefore, if it gives its affection and solicitude to the latter, it is guilty of idolatry. “Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry” (Colossians 3:5)
Excerpt from Grades 2-8 / Lesson 1: What Is Mathematics?
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