Back To School Tip #5 – Work Hard

Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. – Romans 12:11 (NIV)

It’s fun to sit and scroll through your Instagram feed, or spend hours playing your favorite video game. If we’re honest, we’d all probably say we’d rather play games than work hard.

And there’s no denying games and social media are way more fun than hard work, don’t forget that hard work pays off in the long run.

Whatever you do, whether it’s your schoolwork, your job, or doing things around your house, don’t forget that there are benefits to working hard. As you develop a good work ethic now, it makes it easier for you to get a good job later.

The decisions you make each day about whether to do your best in your school work or to do your best at home or in your job are creating habits. Laziness now, will show up on your job later. It may cost you a promotion when you’re an adult. So today, challenge yourself to work hard at all you do. It will pay off in your habits as an adult.

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