THE PATH OUT OF SPIRITUAL POVERTY

One in a multi-part series of articles focused on God's power to destroy the world's poverty at its roots, featured on spirituality.com

WE OFTEN define poverty in its most basic material terms: the aching lack of food or shelter. But there's also a spiritual poverty that's just as debilitating. It comes as a hunger for friends, purpose, opportunity, status; as lack of ideas, inspiration, innovation; as dearth of sensitivity and affection.

In the industrialized world, people often try to ease these feelings of emptiness through addiction, unbridled spending, impulsive relationships—all of which are ultimately unsatisfying.

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