Now, at 89? He has many things, but feels so alone. Those things, after all, don't make good company. They don't provide love, warmth or even conversation. (Well, maybe one-sided conversation for some folks! ha)
Our hearts are big, but not big enough to hold love for God and for the world. Matthew 6:24 (NIV) says, No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.