By Gerald G. May
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If we are worried about our financial status, that will become our ultimate concern at the time. The drama of a special human relationship may completely preoccupy our attention. Even things as simple as finding the right brand name for a purchase or discovering a scratch on our new car can, for a while, become ultimate concerns. ” Another word for it is idolatry. Whether we are conscious of it or not, for however long a particular addiction controls our attention, it has become a god for us. The major religious traditions of the world proclaim in unison that such false gods must fall away from us.
But she made excuses to herself and kept on using the drops. ” The following day Sally had gone through most of the bottle and she couldn’t breathe through her nose at all. The drops no longer had any effect whatsoever, and she was due to leave for the ocean the next day. Although she knew it was silly, she could think of nothing but her solidified nose. She had “forgotten” all about overdoing the nose drops and was now convinced she needed stronger ones, perhaps something available by pre- Gerald G.
Paul Tillich said that whatever we are ultimately concerned with is God for us. At any given moment, that with which we are most concerned is most likely to be something other than the true God. No matter how religious we may think we are, our addictions are always capable of usurping our concern for God. If we are worried about our financial status, that will become our ultimate concern at the time. The drama of a special human relationship may completely preoccupy our attention. Even things as simple as finding the right brand name for a purchase or discovering a scratch on our new car can, for a while, become ultimate concerns.