Thursday, August 11, 2011

Why do I do What I Do?

I was reading my devotional tonight by Emilie Barnes and the title was "Your True Movitvation". Do I do what I do because I'm afraid if I don't, God will punish me, or do I do it out of pure love for Him and to bring glory to His name. It was challenging for me to think about.

This can apply to so many areas. I work for 2 reasons. 1. I do really enjoy my job. 2. I get paid to do it. But if I didn't get paid, would I still really want to work? I'm afraid right now with so many other things I want to do hollering for my attention or quietly sulking away in the corner, I wouldn't work for the shear pleasure of enjoying what I do with not monetary benefit. I don't know that I would do it any time either. But am I working to bring honor to God or to bring a name to myself? I want to be the best nurse, the best employee, but why? For my own pleasure or for God's glory? I have to be honest, normally for myself.

Why do you do what you do?

In other news, today the question was asked of the doctor and I: Are you brother and sister? Ha, they thought we looked alike!!!! I have no idea.

1 comment:

  1. SNICKER!!!

    You're gonna get sick of me soon...

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