Thursday, November 17, 2011

Theme Thursday: A Nine Word Philosophy

Is his treasure
Not the measure
Of the man?



(This goes for the woman, too)
Something to think about on a random Thursday....

AngelMay

21 comments:

Brian Miller said...

oh but it is...what we choose to be important says much about us...

Kris said...

Why not?

The Silver Fox said...

It depends on the context of the question. If you interpret "treasure" to be the man's monetary value in terms of his possessions, the answer would be "no."

Betsy said...

Silver ~ I think it's what the man in question considers to be his treasure. If he measures monetary wealth as his most prized treasure, it does say something about how much of a man he measures up to be...which wouldn't be much at all, would it? :)

otin said...

If I'm measured by my treasure, then I'm awfully tiny! haha

Janice said...

Yes, definitely. As others wrote, a man's "treasure" doesn't necessarily refer to $$$$.

Mrsupole said...

I totally agree with what Betsy wrote. A man's measure is by how well others trust and respect him and how he treats others. And does he lie or stretch the truth to try and have others believe he knows of which he talks. Truth is a great treasure that comes from mankind, and it is important to pass this treasure on to the offspring.

Thanks so much for playing in this weeks Treasure TT. It was a lot of fun.

God bless.

Harnett-Hargrove said...

Lot to think on in those 9 words ...
Happy Tt. -J

AngelMay said...

Betsy nailed it perfectly. That's exactly what it means.

Betsy said...

O'Reilly taught me that, Angel. :)

AngelMay said...

LOL! Somehow I doubt that, Betsy! ;o)

The Silver Fox said...

(And people ask me why I subscribe to follow-up comments...)

WV is "fingly." That's what you get when someone's fingers make you tingly!

AngelMay said...

Fox - what is "WV" ? In the dark here - but that's not unusual. :)

AngelMay said...

Hey otin! Fun to see you here!

The Silver Fox said...

Word Verifcation.

WV this time is "chensach," a small canvas bag in which Germans carry their chens.

See how easy it is?

Betsy said...

Gee, I thought that was just a double chin!

AngelMay said...

Ha! "fingly" - now I get it. Too funny.

The Silver Fox said...

Take-up reel's a bit slow tonight, haha?

WV "amcipi"

"Amcipi... *yawn* goin' t'bed...

AngelMay said...

Me, too, Fox. Goodnight all!

Lolamouse said...

What we value does, indeed, say a lot about who we are!

Morning said...

thought provoking line.
why not?