Who do I REALLY work for?

Have you ever had one of those days at work when you just feel like crying? Whether you work outside of the home or your work is done in the home, I think there are days when we have just had enough!

I had one of those days yesterday and I actually cried.

I work in customer service. (I could probably leave the rest of the story out and you could understand where I am going with that short sentence.) I work with one customer in particular that is just a little bit difficult, but I try my best to go above and beyond what I am told to do in order to make her happy.

And her and her boss still complain.

My boss came to me and told me that we were going to make a few changes with the way we handled the order and I had had enough. My flesh, and my voice, cried out and said, "I can't take her anymore!! I go above and beyond and it's still not good enough for her!! She is burning this bridge as we speak!!"

Immediately, I went to my desk and regretted the way I had acted. I cried. Then I sent an email and apologized for the way I acted. That email could have been sent by the Holy Spirit himself because I had been completely convicted about the situation.

I had to remind myself who I REALLY work for. I have to work as hard as I can, even when the customers are difficult, because this is what God calls me to do. If I work to receive the applause of men on earth, am I missing out on the applause from God? I know one thing: if I miss the applause of God, I have failed. I want to finish well.

Jesus said it best (like always):
If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. Matthew 5:41 NIV

I'm putting my walking shoes on today.

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Christie (visit their site)

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