As Cathy prepared to move to her new office as Admissions Director, she realized that, after two years at her former office, she amassed only a boxful of stuff. Commenting on this, she told me, "it's a wonder that all these things are all I have after two years here." Or something to that effect.
Well, jobs are temporary, as is life on this earth. It's precisely for that reason that we work towards greater things - pleasing God! - so that our legacy doesn't just get jammed into a two-foot cardboard receptacle, but kept and cherished in the hearts of the people we meet and love.