BE SURE TO READ THE PARABLE AT THE END !!!
A pencil-maker told the pencil five important lessons before putting it in the box:
1.) Everything you do will always leave a mark.
2.) You can always correct the mistakes you make.
3.) What is important is what is inside of you.
4.) In life, you will undergo painful sharpening, which will only make you better.
5.) To be the Best Pencil, you must allow yourself to be held and guided by the hand that holds you.
We all need to be constantly sharpened. This parable may encourage you to know that