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Proverbs 18:9 NASB

“There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.” (Mark Twain) There is often a temptation to only do what is necessary. During this crisis I have talked to a large number of people who now work from home. I’m surprised by how many of them find it easy to put in half effort or fewer hours, believing that no one is paying much attention to their productivity. Doing half the job can certainly have real world consequences. One of the hardest workers I know is an engineer who is responsible for million dollar construction projects. I was thinking the other day of the lack of supervision he has as he works from home, and how it could lead (in a person of less integrity) to a missed piece of a project. What if a support beam of even a cable in another area was missed? Many lives could be in danger. The reality is that all of us have responsibilities that we cannot ignore. God calls us and equips us to work diligently and with integrity. The result of anything less may not result in physical danger to others, but it will assuredly take a toll on our soul. God built us to give our best in every situation that He has placed us in. Whether we realize it or not, someone is always possibly watching, and our character is on display. It may be your children, spouse, coworker, neighbor, friend or any number of others watching. Today, work as though your Creator was right there with you. He is. #BeTheEdge

“Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,” Colossians 3:23 NASB