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Balancing Work and Family

“Contentment is found neither in the marketplace nor the family alone. It’s found when we align our priorities with his as it relates to both areas of responsibility. There’s nothing honoring to God about the workaholic who neglects his or her family. But the man or woman who refuses to provide for the family brings no honor to him either. Clearly we don’t have the luxury of choosing one or the other, since both are a permanent part of our lives. Both demand more attention than we have to give. Both originated with our Creator.”

Excerpted from When Work and Family Collide: Keeping Your Job from Cheating Your Family by Andy Stanley

Daily Reflection: In what ways do you most often experience the tension between work and family?

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