A ring side seat for the destruction of a neighbor's property. In the middle distance you can see a large white sundial. Beside it is a granite cube containing the remains of the original owner.
Anything we leave behind to the world is not our doing. Our boast is that everything that we are and have and do is the result of God's goodness working within us. At the end of St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians (6:14-17) he alludes to the scars he bears from all that he has suffered in spreading the Gospel. Even these are not to his credit. His boast is the new life that Christ has won for us by the Cross and Resurrection.