Things from me (and someone else) to THINK about
“When you take care of the little things, the big things take care of themselves.”
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier
A story to BE moved by
In ancient times, a city dedicated themselves to build a great cathedral. The city leaders summoned the most skilled architects, masons, and craftsmen from around the world to work on the project. One day, as the architect was walking through the construction site, he noticed a young boy who was diligently working on a small piece of stone.
The architect was curious and asked the boy, “What are you doing?”
The boy replied, “I am carving a stone for the cathedral.”
The king was impressed by the boy’s dedication and asked, “Why are you working on such a small piece of stone that no one will see?”
The boy smiled and said, “Because, God sees.”
Something to DO right now
Often, small things are the things we tend to neglect. But small things have been shown over and over again to make a major difference in big things.
Saving for retirement is a small thing. Being unable to afford your life in old age because you never saved is a big thing. If a person takes care of the small thing, the big thing will take care of itself.
What is a small thing that you can do now to take care of a big thing in the future?