Honor lies in hard work.
I take today to honor all the workers in our great country, who do their jobs to the best of their ability and faithfully perform their duties. This is a day to remember what a good thing work is...and that we are fortunate if we have work at this time.
It's also time to remember that those men who are in soldier's uniforms today are not all off work--at a picnic or a barbecue, or boating on a lake-- neither are emergency workers and people who work in hospitals, fire halls, on our borders, in our power plants and on and on.
We are a people in a country that counts on the good work that others do, and we count on them to be there when we need them. A work ethic is an invaluable characteristic.
If you've known those that missed out on having one, you know what I am talking about. It's a sad thing when someone that could and should be productive, isn't.
Sometimes, if you stop and think about it, you realize that responsibility and dependability are the ONLY reasons this country works as smoothly as it does and has for all these years.
Think about how many times during a normal day that YOU are counting on SOMEONE ELSE to do a good job, for the safety of your family, your home, your food, and your personal safety.
In the mess that our country seems to be in, let us not lose the values instilled in us since the time of our founding fathers: a JOB WELL DONE. We must pass it on to the next generation.
The rewards of this are not always tangible, pride is only felt in our hearts.
Work is an honor.
Work is a pleasure
Work can be so satisfying and rewarding, meaningful.
Approach even the most mundane of tasks as something to be performed to the best of your ability.
As unto God.