A parishioner, who was also a painting contractor, was very pleased when he won the bid to paint his parish church. It was until later that he discovered he’d miscalculated and bid way below his cost. Rather than tell the pastor what he”d done, he decided to water down the paint and finish the job.
Well, when the first hard rain came, the paint streaked and washed off–leaving the church looking worse than it did before it was painted.
When the pastor confronted him about it, the painter confessed and asked his pastor what he should do.
“Repaint! Repaint!” the pastor said. “And thin no more!”