Just Like in Monopoly, It All Goes Back in the Box

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Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart.

Job 1:21a

When Charles B. Darrow proposed a new board game called Monopoly to Parker Brothers in 1934, the executives rejected it due to “52 design errors”! But Darrow, a true believer, started printing and selling the game himself. The rest is history.

John Ortberg writes of growing up with a grandmother who was a ruthless competitor at Monopoly. She played against her grandchildren and won nearly every time.

But one day young John managed to win. As most kids will do, he made the most of his rare victory; he raked all the play money, tokens and markers toward him and gloated arrogantly in his triumph.

The grandmother smiled and said, “Just remember, John — it all goes back in the box. All the money, all the hotels and motels and game tokens; at the end of the game, it all goes back in the box!”

Source: Men of Integrity Magazine

Realize that everything you have must go back in the box. And although you can’t take it with you, you can send it on ahead!

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