Growing up, one of our Christmas traditions was a treasure hunt. I was recalling this memory recently as I thought about treasure .
One of us always had to hunt for something…and usually that something was a big gift to us. One year, my uncle sent all of us cousins on a treasure hunt of clues. Each clue was part of the puzzle and then we put it all together, only to have to solve a riddle. Long story short: he was taking us all toChicago for a weekend (the only time i have ever been there!). That was a treasure worth seeking.
One year, mom sent me on a treasure hunt for my leather jacket. Also a big deal for me.
Sometimes, though, it was little things which were part of the treasure hunt. One year we sent mom on a treasure hunt for a trash can! (Which she totally loved!)
The point is, seeking for treasure is fun. Everyone wants treasure. Everyone also wants to BE treasured. I have pondered this much lately.
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