Today my heart was saddened as I looked through my front window and watched strangers take away Mrs. Nick’s treasures. My sweet neighbor lost her husband a few years ago and she has been receiving care from a retirement center they didn’t have any children or family so the friends taking care of Mrs. Nick decided to have an Estate sale.

I have been teaching my children the story of the hidden treasure and the lost pearl (Matthew 13:44-46). Today, once again, I was reminded that I want to build up my treasures in Heaven. The Estate sale reminded me that we all focus on the earthly things…clothes…furniture…home…cars…latest technology…items that we think will make us happy. I’m grateful that someday I will have my true treasures…my treasures in Heaven!!!

I hope and pray that my children understand Matthew 6:19-21 19 “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. 21 Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

I pray that my heart and my childrens’ hearts are focused on our true treasures!