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Monday; September 4

Have you ever asked yourself why you work?  I imagine that some people have this recurring conversation most Monday mornings, but on this “Labor Day” it is a good to reflect on the meaning of work.  To establish the roots of labor, all we have to do is go back to man’s first sin when Adam and Eve were expelled from the Garden of Eden.  As God issued His decree He said, “Cursed is the ground because of you; in toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.  Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; and you will eat the plants of the field; by the sweat of your face you will eat bread, till you return to the ground, because from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”. (Genesis 3:17-19)  Throughout the years mankind has been compelled to work to provide for himself and his family because sin entered the world.  Yet, in a modern society, work is often more than laboring to provide food on the table – so why do we do the jobs we do? There are a lot of …