Today the Lord taught me that nothing will satisfy my hungry heart apart from Him. St. Augustine said, “You have made us for yourself, oh Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in thee.”

My husband took me out to dinner and to go shopping for shoes tonight. What I learnt was that despite having more than enough to eat and despite not being in financial strife, I was not satisfied. I knew that what my heart was hungry for was for the Lord and as long as I do not keep my sights on Him, I will be aching and longing for Him.

I think I am still in the habit of trying to substitute God with wealth, pleasure and honor. I have to keep trying to break this habit…