Some Thoughts On Work (Labor)

What if we took up a collection to go out to places, order something really cheap on the menu, then leave big tips for those working on Labor Day?
What if we wrote notes and gave gift cards to those who serve us in other ways, not just on Labor Day but throughout the week?
What if we made Labor Day a day to serve pur communities in some way?

The Recovering Legalist

Labor Day

I am sure I’m not the only one who finds it a little odd that we celebrate a day by not doing what the day honors. Yet, on the very day we are supposed to give honor to labor, or work, we take a day off.

Oh, but you say, “It’s not about the celebration of work; it’s about celebrating the worker.” Yeah, if that’s true, then why not call it Laborer Day?

Nevertheless, I don’t really think there’s 1 in a hundred who will actually do anything to celebrate labor, employment, the worker, or anything of the sort. Even though every one of us should be thanking God if we have a job, our 9-5 will be the last thing on our minds as we enjoy our time off.

A Holy Day

But what if we Christians did things differently? What if, like with Christmas and Easter…

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  1. Now that’s the way to think!

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