Passion vs. Faithfulness

Passion vs. Faithfulness

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” – Colossians 3:23 The world teaches that in order to find fulfillment in your work, you should follow your passion, but I want to argue against that idea today. This may come as a surprise to you since passion has become the ruler by which we measure vocational satisfaction (at least in this country), but I would assert that following passion doesn’t automatically make you the best at what you’re called to pursue. I believe that good, fulfilling and passionate work comes from becoming really good at what you do. The point at which you become an expert in your field — a master craftsman — is the point at which you find true satisfaction in your career. Passion will not get you beyond an inevitable plateau, but endurance will propel you

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