Monday, March 9, 2009

BUILDING YOUR LIFE


An elderly carpenter was ready to retire, and he told his boss of his plans to leave and live a more leisurely life with his wife. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by.

The contractor was sorry to see such a good worker go, and he asked the carpenter to 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. “It is 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 a 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 of your life. Each day you hammer a nail, place a board, or erect a wall.

Your attitudes and the choices you make today build your “house” for tomorrow…

Build wisely!

You are the carpenter of your life. Each day you hammer a nail, place a board, or erect a wall.

Your attitudes and the choices you make today build your “house” for tomorrow…

Build wisely!



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04. way-of-thinking
05. cogitated.html
06. for-better-sleeping
07. thougth-of-day
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34. thought-of-day
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36. tension-free-life-through-meditation
37. positive-philosophy
38. friendship-is-treasured-gift
39. triumph
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41. good-luck-tantra-totem
42. great-thinge-great-thought
43. what-is-teamwork
44. life-is-great-travel-trip
45. nice-management-proverb
46. beautiful-saying
47. chanakyas-quotes-worth-reading-million
48. it-is-difficult-but-challenging
49. heart-speaks-like-season
50. dear-son-dear-daughter
51. pillars-of-self-mastery
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