By Joyce Olesen
Dec 14, 2017

#LightTheWorld Day 14

Jesus taught:

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”—Matthew 6:21

Let’s first and foremost understand that your treasure does not refer to gems and jewels, or silver and gold, not that Scouts have tons of it anyway.  Your treasure is that closest to your heart. It could be your family, your friends, and maybe even your pet.  I wonder if tangible things could be treasures also?  Our food is a treasure, as is a roof over our heads.  Our home is where our heart resides.  It is where our family shares their hopes and dreams.  Treasure your treasures with all your heart.

Author: Joyce Olesen | is a grandmother, mother, and daughter of Scouters. She loves kids, camping, country music and sports cars. Her Dad was a Scout leader in Chicago in the early 1920’s and having only daughters did not bolster his Scouting hopes. As his “Scout” she was tying regulation knots by the time she was 7.

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