Work can be something we undertake grudgingly and maintain only by habit, however these thinkers suggest it can be a way of growing into our larger purpose.
“Ideas come to you when you work,” the New York Times records of Karl Lingerfelt, fashion designer who worked into his 80s.
“Work should be the full expression of the worker’s faculties, the medium in which he offers himself to God.” ― Dorothy Sayers in Tim Keller’s Every Good Endeavor
“In the New Testament, we don’t find our gift through self-examination and introspection and then find ways to express it. Instead, we love one another, serve one another, help one another, and in so doing we see how God has equipped us to do so.” ― Russell Moore, Adopted For Life: The Priority Of Adoption For Christian Families And Churches
“Work is the best discipline.” Immanuel Kant, quoted in Will Durant’s Story of Civilization
“Talent takes form in quiet. Character forms itself in the school of the world.” – Goethe, quoted in Will Durant’s Story of Civilization
Need some help figuring out how internships and work fit into your life plan? Come see Career Coach Brian Eshleman on Wednesdays in the library. He can also be reached by main campus and online students through firstname.lastname@example.org