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What Do You Value?

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“I hope you’re getting your bags packed,” said St Peter in my dream last night.

“So the time has come, has it?” said I. “My bags have been packed for a long time now.”

“I’m curious as to what you’ve got in them,” St Peter said.

“Oh, I’ll tell you. Silver, gold and few diamonds.” I said matter-of-factly.

“What?” he shrieked. “You’re bringing that stuff here? Don’t you know that the streets of heaven are lined with gold.There’s enough silver, gold and diamonds to last a lifetime.”

“A lifetime?” I smiled

“Oh, you know what I mean!” he said irritably.

“Relax old man”, I said.  “Silver are the hairs on my head reflecting all the experiences of my life. Golden are all the wonderful memories I have of a wonderful life. My relationships with a special few are my diamonds.”

 

Today I’m linking in to Emily Rose’s prompt : What Do You Value? via BlogFEST2012.

What do you value, dear reader?

 

 

12 Comments

  1. rimly rimly December 1, 2012

    What a beautiful way of summing up your entire life’s experience in terms of riches. Loved it

  2. privytrifles privytrifles October 30, 2012

    Though I have always loved the way you write…. this one is simply mindblowing!!

    Love love love it!!

    Hugs to you for this post 🙂

  3. Jenn Jenn October 30, 2012

    This was an awesome read Corinne. Thankfully I think St. Peter has recovered by now!! LOLOL!!

    Cheers, Jenn

  4. Jeevan Jacob John Jeevan Jacob John October 25, 2012

    Oh, yes.

    Our memories and our relationships are the most valuable items of our life (unfortunately, not many of us realize that or we forget that realization for our carving or greed for materialistic things – which is what that happens most of the time).

    Thank you for the post, Corinne!

  5. Latha Latha October 25, 2012

    How sweet…I liked it..that’s all remains with a person till the end..

  6. Myrna Myrna October 25, 2012

    You’re rich Corinne and you’ll carry your wealth wherever you go, here on earth and beyond. Lovely write.

  7. Martha Orlando Martha Orlando October 25, 2012

    Such a creative, original idea, Corinne! Love the conversation with St. Peter and those beautiful things you value.
    Blessings to you!

  8. B k Chowla B k Chowla October 25, 2012

    Awesome.
    Each post from you is an experience in reading

  9. Roshni Roshni October 25, 2012

    wow!! You sure told him!!! Awesome comeback!!

  10. Shilpa Garg Shilpa Garg October 24, 2012

    Such a wonderful take on today’s prompt, Corinne!! Simply beautiful! 🙂

  11. janu janu October 24, 2012

    Awesome! Bowing to you lady.

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