It seems that this is a matter of how one spends each waking breath, and this new metric will guide me until it proves itself not the optimum that I think it is.
And employing it today certainly helped sharpen the focus of the poor old tool, James.
Most of the day was spent on study of saving Paradise, annotating the written text. Much learned, much clarity.
Jesus said, if you will hold on to your life you will lose it. Is not life more than clothing and food, he asked rhetorically?
There are many well-intended Souls throughout the history of Christianity particularly in the first 400 years. Probably none adhered to what Jesus taught, and rather, could only imagine that saving the material world was the dominant goal. One should be careful where one aims, because that is the target they are most likely to hit, missing all others.
People have spent two thousand years missing the Target that Jesus, Buddha, Confucius, Muhammad, Hillel, the Pharisees, and others clearly marked. The kingdom of God is within you, as Jesus specified it.