Several years ago, two ladies became so focused on the negatives of their workplace, and thus unhappy with their jobs at Western Union, that they secretly made a plan to both quit on a certain day.
Perhaps to make the management realize what good employees they had lost, the two women dressed in their best clothes and went to work an hour early the last day. They cleaned up the kitchen and made coffee for their coworkers who they greeted that day with unusual enthusiasm and friendliness. As the day progressed, their coworkers noticed how well they treated the customers who also were delighted with the ladies attention.
At the end of the day, instead of quitting, the two ladies decided this was the best job they had ever had and they had better hold on to it.
These ladies discovered that feelings follow action. As they obeyed the Scriptural command to work diligently they found their attitude changed and their work became enjoyable when they learned to redeem the time.
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