There is never a good time to get sick. But right now feels like a particularly bad one. Perhaps there is work on your plate that only you can do, work that really must be done very soon. Maybe you work remotely, which is great — until it means you are expected to show up […]
Many of us live each day like it is. We squander the time we intended to spend on a task being distracted by lesser things. Then, we let the work bleed into margins we really wanted to give to something else.
This is why you need a hard stop—an appointed time for each major task or each day of work—when you will say, “That’s enough for now,” and walk away, even if it’s not as done as you’d like.
There is no work-free option. Our culture tells us that we work hard so we can play or relax later. In Christ, we rest in his finished work, allowing all we do to flow from our already-not-yet rest in Him.
Children are watching and listening. How we talk about work matters, especially when it’s in the context of how God called us to live with purpose and hard work. Here are some pro tips for parents on this topic.
The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. – Genesis 1:2 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished His work […]
// ENVY // Let’s talk about envy. The dictionary defines it as: 1. A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, or luck. 2. A desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to (someone else). Ex: “He envied people who did not have to work on […]