No, I did not bring my daughter to work today. Actually, I brought work, home to HER, yesterday. Because Jessi might just choose THAT as her “workplace” someday—raising a family, being a great wife and mother, creating a happy home for them all. And should she make that choice, I will be as proud, if not PROUDER, than if she gets a 4-year degree and enters the workforce! We need all the great “stay-at-home” moms we can get--and I resent a culture that makes full-time family work seem like a “waste of a woman’s potential.” Indeed…with all that this expensive, materialistic, sex-saturated, and hopeless world is throwing at our marriages, and at our kids…it takes a rare level of selflessness for those who have the luxury of choosing between career and home, to opt for the latter. Now, of course—for so many moms, without a husband at home—there is no choice but to enter the workforce, and God bless you for your incredible daily sacrifices. But if yours is a family with a Mom and Dad available…and your daughter is to miss school, for “Take Your Daughters to Work Day”…spending the day with her, showing her the joy and privilege of making a good home, is a day that is just as well spent.
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About Mark Daniels
Mark Daniels is a broadcasting veteran of more than 30 years, and currently serves as the Programming and Marketing Manager of WFIL/WNTP in Philadelphia. His daily talk show and On the Mark commentaries have consistently won top honors from the PA Association of Broadcasters, as well as past awards from the Philadelphia Press Association, Excellence in Media, and others. Daniels serves as host of the nationally-syndicated Christian ministry program, The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Montgomery Boice. He is a church elder and Bible conference president. Mark Daniels can be heard weekdays at 4pm ET on www.wfil.com, and The Mark Daniels Show can be seen weekly on WBPH-TV 60 (WBPH.org).
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