Tag Archives: work

Are you rested?

Last week we talked about the value of work before rest. But the converse is true as well. Rest is necessary for the mind, body and soul so that we can return to productive and creative work. How do we experience that rest? Our society puts a high value on leisure time. In fact, billions…
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Time to Rest?

An interesting podcast recently suggested that without creative work, there is no true rest. Creative work generates a product or useful service and can be done in an office, home, library, or on an assembly line. Sometimes we are paid for our work but we also might be serving as a volunteer or within our…
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Working to Give

Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. Ephesians 4:28 One of the many reasons we should work hard and be productive is so that we can be generous. The desire to provide…
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Eternal Work

“What do you do?” It’s a common question when first getting to know someone. To be fair, it does tell us something about that person. But how we work reveals more about our character and who we are than our title or occupation. Several years ago Mike Erre brought together some powerful thoughts on the…
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