Depending on where one receives the news, there are conflicting reasons given as to why employers are having a hard time filling vacancies. I had a shuttle driver share with me his belief that there are too many people “taking a long vacation on Uncle Sam’s dime.”

Whether or not one agrees with this belief, the fact that this perception exists merits a reflection on the important role work plays in human life, especially for followers of Christ.

While acknowledging there are extenuating circumstances preventing people from working, such as the expense associated with child or elder care (among other reasons), all things being equal, if a person can work, then the person should work (of course, choosing to stay at home to take care of one’s children is “work” by any definition).

Praise the Lord

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