Having Riches vs Being Rich / Tener Riquezas o Ser Rico

Click here for daily readings I’m sure that you recognize today’s Gospel reading. It’s a story about a rich man who came up to Jesus and asked about his salvation. First of all, this is not a parable. It’s something that actually happened. It is repeated in another Gospel.  It is real. This is a very interesting story that ends in sadness. I have always wanted to change the ending, but unfortunately I can’t. The man was rich and had many possessions. Some translations say he had much property. When he asked Jesus what he should do, Jesus named the…

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