Life is a DIY


Life is a DIY (do it yourself)

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go and asked if he could build just one more house as a personal favor. The carpenter said yes, but in time it was easy to see that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to shoddy workmanship and used inferior materials. It was an unfortunate way to end a dedicated career.

When the carpenter finished his work the employer came to inspect the house. He handed the front-door key to the carpenter.

“This is your house,” he said, “my gift to you.”

The carpenter was shocked! What a shame!

If he had only known he was building his own house, he would have done it all so differently. So it is with us. We build our lives, a day at a time, often putting less than our best into the building. Then with shock we realize we have to live in the house we have built. If we could do it over, we’d do it much differently. But we cannot go back. You are the carpenter. Each day you hammer a nail, place a board, erect a wall. “Life is a do-it-yourself project,” someone has said.
Your attitudes and the choices you make today, build the “house” you live in tomorrow.
Build wisely!

3 Responses to “Life is a DIY”

  1. crysis 2 walkthrough Says:

    This is a wonderful article. I am so delighted cyberspace still has decent content material.

  2. Facebook Poker Chips Says:

    Appreciate it with regard to this specific had been very exciting browsing the best way perform my spouse and I find the latest web site just like this unique by means of the manner simply because I really really want to help get started blogging and site-building. Appreciate it during advancement.

  3. IsaiahBiz Says:

    I gotta favorite this internet website it seems extremely beneficial .


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: