January 31, 2016

Life without work…

“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.” -Proverbs 12:11 Recently the Power Ball lottery payout crossed 1.2 billion dollars. On one Twitter feed, followers were asked: How would you quit your job if you won the Power Ball? In response, people posted all kinds of scenarios: people knocking books down, flipping off their bosses, stealing the company car, etc. There were all sorts of funny scenes posted about what we would do if we won the Power Ball. Something peculiar about that question is it assumes that if you won the Power Ball, you’d quit working. It actually assumes a bigger theme in America, which is this – that non-work is the ideal. Is that true? Most of us carry in our bones dreams of what it would be like to be free from work, free to travel the world,

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