Have a Magnificent Day!

Have a Magnificent Day!


The Carpenter

posted by The MEGA Coach

Dragonfly - A Magical Creation

 

from a dear friend:

 

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 favour. 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!

 

Remember…

Work like you don’t need the money.



Love like you’ve never been hurt.

 

Dance like nobody is watching

 

“To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.”


smiles,

:) Lee
The Mega Coach

 

 



Previous Posts

Be The Change!
Vision, compassion, honor, justice and freedom.  These are important qualities and values which lead to transformation and empowerment. Today’s challenges give you the opportunity to tap into these qualities.  Gandhi transformed the world and you can too! We all could use more compassion a

posted 12:00:45am Jul. 22, 2014 | read full post »

My Conversation With God
Life has a way of letting us know who's in charge.  When such events happen, we are helpless.  What do we truly control?  In these moments we are forced to reach down and tap into our deeper spiritual energy and faith. God is here to help each of us.  All He asks for is 100% faith and trust a

posted 12:00:11am Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

My Unique Beauty
There is no one else like me. I Am one of a kind, unique, priceless. I have infinite potential. I have a special message to share. I Am talented, creative and gifted. I Am an expression of Infinite Intelligence and The Creator. I Am healthy, whole and complete. I Am an Unlimited, Immort

posted 12:00:55am Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Expect Good Things!
Everything in the universe is made of energy.  Like attracts like, so I expect good things to come to me all the time in expected and unexpected ways. Have  you heard the expression “Attitude is everything?”  Have you heard “Attitude is Altitude?" How consistently do you think positi

posted 12:00:43am Jul. 17, 2014 | read full post »

What Would God Do?
Sam and Dave live in a beautiful coastal area near the beach.  They both worked very hard to be successful in their respective careers and both were experiencing significant challenges in their businesses and life. Over a period of about five years they worked on some projects together and did t

posted 12:00:15am Jul. 15, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.