Do only what the Lord has assigned us (1 Cor 3:5).
Offer our work as sacrifices to the Lord (Heb 13:16).
Do our best, so that our works are unblemished sacrifices to the Lord (see Lv 1:3).
Work not "for perishable food but for food that remains unto life eternal" (Jn 6:27).
Beg the Harvest-Master for more workers (Mt 9:38).
It is our privilege to work for and with the Lord. He didn't have to include us in His plan of salvation. Let's thank the Lord for letting us work in His kingdom. Let's work in thanksgiving, joy, and love.
Prayer: Father, I will serve You with gladness (Ps 100:2).
Promise: "To other towns I must announce the good news of the reign of God, because that is why I was sent." —Lk 4:43
Praise: Rhonda, a home-schooling mother, brings her three children to Mass every day. She and her husband make the Mass and the Sacraments the foundation of their children's education.
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Nihil obstat: Reverend Robert J. Buschmiller, February 17, 1998
Imprimatur: †Most Reverend Carl K. Moeddel, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, March 25, 1998
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