My brothers and I spent a long weekend to build me a new deck for my house. It was a lot of hard work. The four of us invested a lot of time and effort into the construction of the deck, and I saved quite a bit of money with the free labor. Even though the deck was less expensive than if it was professionally built, I value the deck I helped build much more. God values us in the same way.
Lord, thank you that you created me and you value your creation.