Dirty but dignified work
When we think about our careers, we often think about the glamour and the rewards. Seldom do we think about vocation and meaning.
But when all we think are rewards, we are always calculating – would my work make me feel and look good?
When our work is more driven by vocation and mission, we don’t mind doing the hard and dirty work (not unethical work, but the “unglamorous” kind of work). And in doing so, we not only dignify ourselves but others too.
Matthew 9:9-13. The Pharisees saw this and said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?”
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-188: JULY 7, 2023]