I recently returned to the
I was in awe of the attention to detail, especially after having just stepped off the plane from
When I was walking in the entrance to the hotel, I noticed a small plaque on the wall. Upon it was the great Harry S. Truman quote, “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit”. I’ve heard this time and time again, but this time it really hit me. It’s powerful. I was standing there in awe of how these regular small town people had created this amazing hotel with such intricate and breathtaking craftsmanship, wondering how they did it. And there was my answer. They did it together. And they did it with great care. They were not just trying to do the minimal amount of work in order to get a paycheck. The money was secondary. Doing their work with excellence was the top priority. They built that place as if God himself were going to be staying there for a night.
Imagine what this world would be like if everyone operated this way; if everyone cared so much about every detail, no matter who got the credit for it. Imagine the satisfaction of those that are creating, and that of the ones receiving the creation. Everyone wins. Everyone is happy and has a sense of fulfillment. I believe a person’s work is a reflection of who they are. How is your work representing who you are? Furthermore, for those of us that call ourselves Christians, we are called to an even higher level of responsibility to work with excellence. God calls us all to greatness. And if we have a “Christian business”, (advertised that way or not), we are representing the