theology – ethics – society

A Christian Work Ethic – A Word for the Ambitious

Its easy for me to lose perspective in my daily tasks. There are two sides to this.

On one side, I can get lost in meaningless distractions, prohibiting me from being diligent or productive. I am a slow writer and reader, so this can be extremely crippling for my productivity. Or on the other side, I get lost in my ambition, prohibiting me from being a good father, husband, or friend. I over-estimate the importance of my tasks, make an idol of my accomplishments and self-worth, and forget that God is the one who holds the universe together.
Below are a few things for the ambitious, who tend to make an idol of work, accomplishments, and their self-worth, to keep in mind: > more.
foto:mark stosberg,


About theolounge - einer Wilden Welt Weise Worte

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on February 19, 2010 by in bible, christian, christianity, church, Faith, god, Islam, Jesus, jewish, jews, Koran, life, Muslim, Muslims, politics, Religion, theology and tagged , , , , , , .



Ecards for YOUR Blog within 3 min!

%d bloggers like this: