Register Login
CARI Infonet Return home

lalangwang's space https://malay.cari.com.my/?2195259 [Favorites] [Copy] [Share] [RSS]

Blogs

Yes, You Can Find God While Working an Office Job

Hot 7Viewed 523 times16-7-2020 06:43 PM

Yes, You Can Find God While Working an Office Job
 Justin sermon May 19, 2019 2 Minutes

I have always had big dreams for my spiritual life. I have dreams of building a monastery, of taking people out into the wilderness to fast and pray together, of living a life completely dedicated to the movement of the Holy Spirit. So, naturally, I sometimes feel disappointed by my boring office job where I answer calls for a trucking company. Sometimes I am filled with lament and I cry out to God about how unfair it is that I am not living my true vocation, that I am stuck in this soul draining place when I know I am called to so much more.

But other times I realize that I must surely be called to be where I am, otherwise I would be somewhere else. Sometimes, I am able to break out of my self pity and remember that all of life is sacred. Every once in a while I look around at this room full of desks and phones and people and I realize that this is my monastery, these are my people, God wants me here.

There is no real division between the sacred and the secular. There is nothing secular, all is sacred. Even when you’re flipping burgers, or shoveling gravel, or answering phones the Spirit is working in you and around you and through you. The real call of the Gospel is to live a holy life wherever you are. Jesus didn’t really spend much time in the temple (except for when he was causing a scene) and he touched people’s hearts in the midst of their everyday lives. If he was around today he would be spending time in the smoke pit with factory workers, he would be on the ER floor with the nurses and PSWs, he would be pumping your gas and washing your car windows.

So, dear sisters and brothers, open your eyes to the wonder around you. Thank God everyday for the opportunity to show compassion to a world which is hurting. Live a gospel life whether you find yourselves in a monastery or an office building – and never despair, for the risen Christ is within you and around you no matter where you are or what you are doing. If it helps, you can print this little prayer and keep it with you. It hangs on my cubicle wall at work. Will you pray this prayer with me, will you be my fellow monk?

Lord of all Heaven and Earth,
Make this office my monastery
Make this desk my cell
Make my coworkers my fellow monks

As I toil on my computer,
Help me to feel your Divine Presence in this place,
Help me to see your crucifixion in the troubles of the day,
And your resurrection in the faces of those around me

Through me Christ,
Bring joy to those who dread to be here,
Bring patience to those who are at their wit’s end,
Bring repentance where there is so much ego

Raise up in me, Spirit
A wellspring of gratitude,
A sound and clear mind,
A patient and kind heart

In the name of the One,
Who blesses our efforts,
Who created this place,
And who gives life to this moment

 

If you enjoyed this article, please share it on your favourite social media or leave a comment below. If you want to learn more about Celtic Christianity and Contemplation, check out some of the free videos from our virtual retreat: Sacred Spaces: Contemplation and the Celtic Spirit.

https://newedenministry.com/2019/05/19/finding-god-while-working-an-office-job/

Apa Reaksi Anda...

Leave a comment Comments (101 Comment)

Reply aliana123 24-3-2021 04:10 PM
Murder, homicide, and  crime scene cleanup  servie in United States also biohazard trauma cleaning for suicide cleanup and death cleanup in UnitedCstates. https://crimescenecleanupservices.com
Reply lipek 26-3-2021 10:19 PM
I have read all the comments and suggestions posted by the visitors for this article are very fine,We will wait for your next article so only.Thanks! Miracle Box Crack https://www.mygsmtech.com/tool/download-miracle-box-latest-setup/
Reply aliana123 31-3-2021 04:28 PM
Whether to upgrade existing lamps or to build individual lights - here you will find textilkabel cables, textilkabel lampe  and  textilkabel schwarz in all colors and lengths. From the textile-coated lamp cable (0.75mm2) to the connection cable for light electrical devices (1.5mm2). And for friends of nostalgic charm, we also have stranded textile cables on offer. Just like in the past - only safer. https://lightstock.de/textilkabel/
Reply aliana123 4-4-2021 03:05 AM
Spiritual Empowerment for Cult Survivor | Life Coach Shaanon Nichole, I am a survivor of the cult of Jehovah's witness and as a result of my training and life experiences, Please visit my website for more details. https://www.shanonnichole.com/
Reply aliana123 7-4-2021 12:16 PM
Apply for 138BET, สมัคร138bet        https://138betthailand.com/สมัคร138bet/ a leading online gambling website nationally.
Reply aliana123 8-4-2021 01:26 PM
Easily Locate Shopping Outlet Malls Shopping Near Me in Your Area from the Most Reputable Online Directory Satisfy Your Shopping Needs Fast with Malls Near Me, Locate Shopping & Outlet Malls Near Me Fast! https://mallsnear.me/
Reply aliana123 29-4-2021 04:34 AM
All Speciality Face Treatments come with relaxing massage, Best Facial in Tampines Singapore, Acne treatments SingaporeTampines        http://www.casabeautytampines.com/, careful painless extraction, blackhead removal and eyebrow trim. Visit our website to get more information.
Reply mohsinkhatri 1-5-2021 11:09 PM
The content is utmost interesting! I have completely enjoyed reading your points and have come to the conclusion that you are right about many of them.  You are great, and your efforts are outstanding! เกมสล็อต https://starvegasvip.com/%e0%b8%aa%e0%b8%a5%e0%b9%87%e0%b8%ad%e0%b8%95%e0%b8%ad%e0%b8%ad%e0%b8%99%e0%b9%84%e0%b8%a5%e0%b8%99%e0%b9%8c/
Reply aliana123 5-5-2021 08:56 PM
Get the best gaming experience from our hottest picks, Special offers so you can have more fun. lease visit this https://reelemperor.com/en-IN/ and sign up today to get welcome package for your first 3 deposits. Thank You. The variety of the online casino in India is approaching the level in Las Vegas, and one can truly have benefits out of this fact!
Reply aliana123 8-5-2021 06:38 PM
Tembak Ikan dan Sabung Ayam Online dengan Games Terlengkap. Casino, roulette, baccarat, togel, QQ, Slot, bolaonline. Sabung Adu Ayam
andingan sabung ayam. Sekaligus pecinta taruhan dalam pertandingan sabung ayam.Saat ini permainan perjudian sudah dapat anda mainkan secara online, apapun jenis permainannya. https://167.172.7.163/others
Reply aliana123 11-5-2021 04:27 AM
Looking for Walk in Interview in Dubai ? - Today & Tomorrow UAE - May 2021 walk in interview dubai UAE for freshers new updates Good Salary Benefits Daily updated Visit the anchor text walk in interview to  Apply! https://uaehelper.com/walk-in-interviews-in-dubai/
Reply aliana123 11-5-2021 09:22 PM
Best Mattress in India - Reviews & Buyer’s Guide! - CreeCart ! Buying the best mattress in india needs lots of research and hard work Read our in depth reviews to find the best mattress for you. https://creecart.com/best-mattress-in-india/
Reply aliana123 12-5-2021 01:45 PM
David and Jess are your Atlanta Headshot PhotographersThe professional Atlanta photographers for all of your Atlanta photography needs 850 512 6275 Portraits, Headshots, Online dating pictures and more Serving Atlanta and surrounding areas. https://www.david-jess.com/
Reply mohsinkhatri 17-5-2021 01:33 AM
Thanks for sharing this valuable content. In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be a lot more useful than ever before. best merchant services company to work for https://n.b5z.net/i/u/10239294/f/Best_Credit_Card_Processing_Company_to_work_for.pdf
Reply mohsinkhatri 18-5-2021 07:41 PM
Thanks for picking out the time to discuss this, I feel great about it and love studying more on this topic. It is extremely helpful for me. Thanks for such a valuable help again. commercial beer brewing equipment https://www.bestbeerbrewingequipment.com/
Reply mohsinkhatri 18-5-2021 11:29 PM
I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoying every little bit of it I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post. plastic extrusion https://www.jfextruder.com/
Reply aliana123 20-5-2021 04:22 AM
Hi Looking for Custom bobbleheads cheap? Make Your Own Personalized bobblehead- Dolls Make your own bobblehead Made From Your Photos 50 148 with Amazing Likeness and Fast Turnaround Time, Offer Gift Box and Card, 100 Satisfactios. At Bbobbler, we use high-quality material for designing the bobbleheads. https://bbobbler.com/
Reply aliana123 20-5-2021 09:09 PM
Invest in cyprus permanent residency program and establish a Mediterranean home away from home Requirements Benefits. Cyprus Permanent Residence Program - By Investment. Cyprus Residency Program offers the opportunity for those acquiring property to establish a Mediterranean home and becoming resident in Cyprus. Please visit our website for more details. Thank You. https://www.pafilia.com/cyprus-permanent-residency/
Reply mohsinkhatri 23-5-2021 06:01 PM
I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoying every little bit of it I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post. North American Bancard Partner Portal https://www.pptiso.com/2020/05/North-American-Bancard-Agent-ISO-Program.html
Reply aliana123 24-5-2021 05:28 PM
ดูหนังออนไลน์ 2021 ดูหนังฟรี ดูหนังใหม่ชนโรง พากย์ไทย เต็มเรื่อง ดูหนังฟรีออนไลน์ ภาพเสียงคมชัด HD-4K โหลดเร็ว ไม่กระตุก fwiptv.tv เว็บหนังออนไลน์ ที่ดีที่สุด เว็บหนังออนไลน์ https://fwiptv.tv/
123456Next

facelist

You have to be logged to leave a comment Login | Register

 CARI App
Get it FREE Google play
 Twitter
 Instagram
cari_infonet
FOLLOW
Copyright © 1996-2021 Cari Internet Sdn Bhd All Rights Reserved(483575-W)
Private Cloud provided by IPSERVERONE
Advertise with us
To Top