When you meet someone for the first time what’s one of the first things you want to know? You find out their name, and where they are from, and then what do you want to know? You want to know what they do. And, when you are describing someone to another person, one of the most defining details is when you say what they do for a living. We don’t really feel like we know much about a person until we know what their job is. My brother is a cop. My sister is a doctor. Bill is a pastor. My friend is an executive at BP. She is a stay-at-home mom.
Whatever career we choose to go into is one of the most important choices we make in this life. It determines how we are going to spend most of our time. It defines us in a lot of ways. And it becomes one of the most important ways that God will use us to bless the world. It will be one of the most important means that God will use to give grace and love to the people in our lives.
Do you think of your job like that? Do you see your job as a way that God wants to love people through you? More