We all look for meaning in our lives; we all influence people in some way – sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. And two of our greatest spheres of influence must be at home and in the workplace. As much as we grow up and dream of becoming astronauts, doctors and world travellers, with obscene amounts of money to our names, and eternal happiness, most of the time we find ourselves just getting on with life. Many find themselves in the same city or state as where they were born and grew up; many work the same jobs until retirement.
And yet, this isn’t failure as some might believe; this is life. There is significance and meaning in working hard, loving one’s spouse, raising kids, developing faithful friendships and spreading love abroad wherever one can. Recently I did a series on people from our church. It’s not exhaustive, as I just didn’t have the time to get to everyone, but this is to honour them:
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* Ashleigh Brilliant