Life is the Search for a Treasure

To be held for eternity
A treasure that multiplies
Only in your willingness to
Give it away.

My great quest in life is
This mysterious treasure.

As I was moving through the
Sea of humanity,
I come up on great orators
spouting dark secrets of their wisdom,
from a pulpit of ignorance.

You might say they are Beautiful Vessels,
appearing to hold vast treasures of cargo.

ALASS, -- upon closer inspection I find their holds
filled with emptiness and perishables,
Nothing of substance! !

In my travels I came upon an old weathered ship
moored close to a floundering vessel.
As I sailed closer to inspect,
I found this old weathered ship having no beauty,
was sharing of his life-giving treasure
to help the floundering craft.

The moral of this story is:
DONíT JUDGE THE VESSEL
BY ITS OUTWARD APPEARANCE.
THE FACT IS,
the reason this ship stopped to help
is because at one time it was floundering too.

At closer look, I found this craft was sharing the very TREASURE!
that I was looking for all the time,

It was the treasure called:
TRUTH