Tag: Work

St. Joseph, Pray for Us

Joseph was the beloved husband of Mary and the beloved foster father of Jesus. The gospels describe Joseph as a tektōn. Traditionally, the word has been translated to mean “carpenter” although the Greek term suggests an artisan with wood in general...

The Great Resignation of 2021

If you don’t spend your days on TikTok or Reddit, you may be blissfully unaware of a growing movement urging people to quit their jobs en masse this fall. It’s called “The Great Resignation of 2021,” and for businesses already struggling to attract...

Paycheck to Paycheck

Roughly half, at least 46% of households in the United States today, cannot come up with $400 in cash for an emergency. They would have to put the $400 on a credit card, or borrow from friends and family or simply not cover it at all. Not...

Reflections on Work

I don’t know about you, but I sure hear a lot of people complaining about their jobs these days. Climbing the corporate ladder is taking its toll, especially when the climb stalls. It seems “respect” is something we often hear, but less seldom...

Our Work is God’s Work

Regarding work, President Ronald Reagan once said: “There’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.” Why? Because work provides us with a purpose—for living out our lives. In the Garden of Eden...