Sometimes it’s hard to be at work all day when you have other things you would rather be doing. Sometimes it’s hard to be at work when it’s nice and warm outside. Sometimes it’s hard to be at work when your friends are teachers and have the summers off; when you would rather be anywhere doing anything else.
But here’s the deal. If you work outside of the home, you were hired to do a job. If you are a stay-at-home worker, you have responsibilities as well. It’s important to fulfill that responsibility no matter if you want to be there or not. So we need to find some way to make the most of the work day and have some fun while doing it.
So let’s take “The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestick Maker” approach.
This morning I was doing my Bible study and I came across these verses: Psalm 47:1-2: “Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. How awesome is the Lord Most High, the great King over all the earth!” Read More
The ship is safe in the harbor. But ships weren’t meant to stay in the harbor.
We feel safe when we are in comfortable surroundings – like the ship in the harbor. We feel safe when we are at church. We feel safe when we are around our Christian friends. We feel safe in a routine. We feel safe with the familiar. But God didn’t create us to stay safe in the harbor. Read More
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today. – Dale Carnegie Read More
The other day I was driving to work down a side road and there were baby calves running and chasing each other, playing in the field. I stopped my car for a couple of minutes just to watch. They were so peaceful and carefree and happy. Not a worry in the world; running through the open field of newly greening grass and openness that seemed to go on for miles. I felt “peaceful, and carefree and happy” as I watched them. I think I could have sat there for an hour (but didn’t think my boss would appreciate that!) hahahha Read More
Psalm 118:24 – This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
I was reading my journal from a couple months ago. It said, “I didn’t sleep much last night because Kiersten has an interview at Bellarmine University for physical therapy school. She wants this really bad. I pray that she can get it. She didn’t get accepted in Chicago last year after her interview at the college there and I am nervous for her. I will keep praying.” Read More