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For what should a man aspire to be,
to have, to become,
to gain or to win?
A young mortal looks
upon the world before him,
As he stands at the threshold
Lifeís responsibilities, goals,
challenges, work and rewards.
So vast and numerous,
are the encumbrances to be achieved.
He begins his work,
plans the fulfillment of his dreams.
He sees his desires as the goal,
and begins to amass his treasures.
One prize after another, each a folly yet,
he does not see their emptiness, his emptiness.
But it remains nonetheless, void.
So he continues to sacrifice, for naught.
Not being a foolish man, merely naÔve,
seeking counsel from Above, wisdom.
Watching, observing the world
and itís inhabitants.
He sees their chase, of the dream.
It appears to be elusive to others
as well as he. Not leading to peace
happiness or contentment.
What then should be the goal?
What is worth the sweat, and anguish?
To sacrifice self, and others, for what, for whom?
There must be more than this!
Could it be something not earned, but a gift?
Unseen, yet a treasure to be so dear?
What would touch the soul,
with immeasurable joy?
An item that could not be stolen,
or crumble in your hand.
A lasting component could not be so simple,
Yet simplicity, is Itís core!
So that the fools overlook,
was Itís design!
A gift, not for all to receive, but to give.
For those who seek the Highest advise,
ďthe greatest of these, is loveĒ
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Great encouragement to keep seeking the "things above where neither moth nor rust do destroy." Nice work! Thanks for sharing this.
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