Tuesday, October 25, 2011

4. Work

Series explanation
1. Repentance
2. Prayer
3. Service

It's been a while, hasn't it. I'm sorry I dropped this ball for a month. I got busy with the Family Celebration and lost momentum on this project. Let's build it back up, eh?:)

WORK.

I don't understand why we shun work so much. I mean, have you ever finished a task and thought, "Sure wish I'd stared at the wall instead of doing that!"????

Work is satisfying. And yet, I think it will always be a struggle for me to forgo extra sleep in the morning or reading a book in favor of working. Wish it wasn't, but it's probably better for me to have to struggle to overcome that tendency.

Back to the issue at hand.

I'm a simple person.

That's simple, not stupid.

I have trouble concentrating on more than one thing at a time. Yet, I can hold my own at multi-tasking because it's fairly easy to move from one thing to the next and back when concentration is an issue. The more simple my surroundings, the easier of a time I have with things. Working forces my mind to be simpler. I have to focus on the task at hand; which makes it much more difficult to delve into depressing patterns of thought. Brilliant solution:)

As President Benson aptly said, "Work is our blessing, not our doom."

Or as President Hinckley's father said, "Forget yourself and go to work."

It really works! ("a-ha, a-ha! Who's next?" Twenty thousand points if you guess the movie correctly.)

2 comments:

Bret said...

Do I get to play the movie quote game? I could use 20,000 points!

Lindsey said...

I know you know it. How about 10,000 points for you to let someone else have chance??;)