Because yesterday was Labor Day in the United States, I want to share some thoughts on the blessings of work.
No, that’s not a misnomer. Work is a blessing.
The modern construct of labor had its origins in the labor union movement of the 19th century, specifically the eight-hour day focus, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours of free time, and eight hours for rest.
All three are important, but work is being given a bad rap these days.
Do you whistle while you work? Here’s my take on the blessings of labor.