What good is it to gain the whole world, but……..

What good is it to gain the whole world, but loss your soul? Slightly paraphrased the quote is biblical Mark chapter 8 I believe. It is a challenging question. Really.

In my youth how often did I read the passage thinking how true how right? How many sermons were parroted to my up hearing eyes? Then so many years later a random thought . Taking on new meaning. The is nothing more precious than our soul. And there is nothing , not a thing, that is equal in value