• You can’t take it with you
    September 03,2014
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    I just finished reading statements made by a Mr. Kenneth Langone, the billionaire owner of Home Depot. His statements were critical of Pope Francis`s many appeals to the rich elite of this world to help the poor with their God-given gift of wealth. He even threatened that if the pope continues his rhetoric, the rich would no longer give to charities that help the poor. I feel sorry for Mr Langone and hope that everyone who reads this letter will pray for him. I feel this way because of two verses in Luke, Chapter 6: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours.” And the second verse: “But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation.” I hope that someday Mr. Langone will realize that you can’t take your billions with you when your time on this earth ends, for his sake.

    ROBERT CROWLEY

    Bomoseen
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Letters
    Combination Pond is a class II wetland. Full Story
    I would like to take a moment to pledge my full and wholehearted support for Deborah Bucknam for... Full Story
    Donald Trump has a campaign problem. The problem is his ego. Full Story
    More Articles