Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl
Author: P. Enrique Casas | Source: Catholic.Net
The value of the Kingdom is supreme; everything else, lacks value facing the kingdom, but it is found improvised and we must be prepared for everything to acquire it.
"The kingdom of heaven is similar to a hidden treasure in the fields, that when a man finds it, he hides it and joyfull because of the Discovery he goes and sells everything he’s got and buys that field”
Every resignation is a good business facing a discovery that fulfills the soul with joy and happiness. The Farmer was not looking for the treasure, but by finding it he sets al the means to own it.
Parable of the Pearl
It is very like the previous one, but it introduces the slight difference of the merchant is actually looking for a precious Pearl in the market, only by the understanding he realizes its value, very superior to any human richness or wisdom. By finding it, he is largely glad of his luck and sagacity.
"The Kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking for pearls and when he finds one of great value, he goes and sells everything he’s got and buys it” Mt