Treasure

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Treasure

A couple of friends had a “garage sale” or “yard sale” this weekend. For one of them, it was the first one she had ever done.

As someone who’s worked in the nonprofit world for many years and who’s done many yard sales to raise funds for one cause or another, I found it hard to believe she had never participated in one before. I think that tells me more about me than it does her. I like these types of sales. Especially when you feel like you have found a treasure in the midst of what the owner thinks is disposable stuff. I have never found a lost “Mona Lisa” or “Rembrandt” but there have been some deals I came away thinking I had gotten a lot of bang for my buck.

I like these types of sales. Especially when you feel like you have found a treasure in the midst of what the owner thinks is disposable stuff. I have never found a lost “Mona Lisa” or “Rembrandt” but there have been some deals I came away thinking I had gotten a lot of bang for my buck.

The truth is most of the stuff we own is made to be disposable. I read a wisdom quote the other day; “The only thing we truly own is our actions.” In other words, it’s how we treat others which define us.

At the end of our journey, when who we are is sifted from what we have will our lives be revealed as treasure or trash?

blessings,
@BrianLoging (Twitter)
thewannabesaint.com

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Posted on July 31, 2017, in Life and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. This makes me want to approach each person I meet looking for the treasures within, and I should think that I harbor internal treasures that someone else would want. Hmmm…

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