All of us are given the same amount of pieces when we begin. The pieces are shiny and dull, colorful and plain, even rough and smooth. Not all the pieces are perfect, some are bent, some are rusty, some are duplicates, some are even broken.
But remember this:
It is how those pieces are put together whether the first time or in remodels
When presented, those that love your project unconditionally are those that will stand by no matter what
The instruction manual is not always written in the right language