Life... September 11, 2007 “Life is a temporary assignment.” I read this powerful, but yet simple statement on a billboard this morning. It hit me hard…. « Unexpected Moment In My Mailbox » Journal Comments crackgerbal over 9 years ago wow! i like this phrase, i cant believe no one has commented on that yet. its very true. Maria Dryfhout over 9 years ago I almost went off the road as I drove past this billboard! nmbrplus over 9 years ago It is a very dramatic and powerful statement; one which I believe to be true.