Enjoy Your Holiday…Diligence Deserves a Reward

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  I think it’s a bit humorous that Labor Day is a vacation day. We celebrate labor by ceasing work. Today is the 125th anniversary of this national holiday paying tribute to the America worker’s contribution to our country. The value of a strong work ethic was highlighted centuries ago in the Book of Proverbs, which contrasts the diligent, hardworking man with the lazy, slothful man. “Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth” (10:4). “Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor” (12:24). “The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent…

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