I’m Everyman

I’ve traveled the world–
Looking for treasure.
Looking for pleasure–
So, I can get
A full measure.

I’ve seen the field.
I’ve seen the gold.
I’ve seen the generations–
Mining it for ore.

But why the lust,
For more and more?
Only to watch,
As they–slowly–sink–
Into the very same field,
A field of bones.

By: ElRoyPoet © 2020

Opinion: We are ambitious by nature. But even after a life-time of effort, we still end up in the same final estate. So, does it really matter, if we receive more praise than our vain neighbors? Or, would our energy be best used in advancing unselfishness?

“Do not allow this world to mold you in its own image. Instead, be transformed from the inside out by renewing your mind. As a result, you will be able to discern what God wills and whatever God finds good, pleasing, and complete.” Bible, Romans 12:2

“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” James 1:5

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