What do you consider a treasure? Some of us may treasure some wonderful past memories of a friend, or loved one, or a special moment in time that griped our heart and brought us to tears. Webster declares a treasure as: “accumulated or hidden wealth, as jewels or money; one regarded as valuable”. Many of us “accumulate” a certain amount of unfortunate incidents in our past, but the key that unlocks the future is how we discern or learn and rise up from past situations, and then push forward to a freeing, ‘new’ beginning.
I know of such a friend, one who went through many trying times and moments. Sometimes, humans must hold on to their sanity by one thin string of reality. My friend’s ‘string’ was the art of making beautiful creations by hand. When her knight in shining armor was finally able to cut through all the veils that had separated them through life, they bonded their two souls into one and thus bestowing upon her, even more encouragement to further succeed in this ‘string’ of talent.
Remember again Webster’s definition, one regarded valuable. Her knight did exactly that, which catapulted her into a euphoric frame of mind, giving her the confidence in her ability to create such breath-taking and elegant jewelry, with only her creative ability limiting her! So, her treasures, her jewelry, are founded upon her perseverance and drive to keep the past where it belongs, in the past, and to strive to have a future limited only by her imagining mind and confidence and with the comfort, support, and security from her white knight sent from her loving, compassionate Father above.
“Bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasures full.” Proverbs 8:21, NIV)