“Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men, knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord.” —Colossians 3:22-24
Don’t you just love when you read something that meets you where you are? God totally gets me like that. Whether I’m wanting Him to or not in the moment. 😏
I woke up sleepy, sore, and just overall not wanting to do all the tasks of life today. My introverted self is wanting more to crawl into her shell and stay there. To not do all the housework, laundry, work to-do list, calls, workout, and errands. Some days I just totally don’t want to do it. Ever have those kinda days?
But as I dove into my devotions this morning, Jesus reminded of this verse and combatted my “poor me” mentality I had at the onset of today.
Three key words in this verse. 💗
Whatever I do – everything I do daily, let it be done “lively and with great interest, sincerely and earnestly” because when I work and serve others by completing my “whatevers,” I’m serving Jesus.
Well dang. Let’s hit restart then, right?! 🤦🏽‍♀️ #gutcheck
I don’t HAVE to do any of these things. Clean. Work. Meal prep food. Do laundry. Answer emails. But I GET to.
I GET to work every day because God has blessed me with a job I’m able to do from home and bring in a full income while raising my babies. Through it, I get to serve Jesus and share His love.

I GET to clean and run errands today, because I have a home and children to care for, a car to use to drive to the store and enough money to buy provisions to supply my family.
See how I did that? Took the “poor me” look at all I have to do today and instead turned it I to things I GET to do today. And that is a blessing. 💗
I hope today you are reminded of what and WHO you are working for. How can you turn your thoughts about a certain task or two into thankful, “I get to” statements instead?

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