Leo Tolstoy wrote a story about a rich man who was never satisfied. His heart was filled with greed. He always wanted more and more. He lived as though he had placed his absolute trust in a rule of life that said: “Seek first the kingdom of money!” One day, the rich man heard of a wonderful opportunity to acquire more land. For only one thousand rubles he could have all the land that he could walk around in a day. But he had to get back to the starting point before sundown or the deal was off. At dawn he set out on his journey. On and on he walked, thinking only that the greater the distance he walked the more land he would acquire. But with his mind only on how much he could get he went so far that he suddenly realized he must walk very fast to get back in time to claim the land. As the sun began to set…
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