Sickness in the Workplace
By: Rick Boxx
December 7, 2012
With wintertime comes the potential for sickness. When faced with an illness, many stay home regardless of how slight the illness may be. The other common approach is those who go to work despite their sickness.
In the past, I’ve followed my dad’s example of going to work, regardless of how sick I am. Although my mindset likely flows out of pride, it also comes from fear and doubt in God’s provision.
Psalm 33:18 teaches, “But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.”
When sick, I’m learning to swallow my pride, trust in God’s provision, and stay home. This is loving others, rather than infecting them.
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