Every year in the United States on the first Monday in September, we celebrate Labor Day to acknowledge the fight for worker’s rights in the US. The Department of Labor shares that this holiday "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country." (Source: Department of Labor)
In the US people died by the government’s hand as they worked to protect their interests in big business by sending in the military against those who went on strike. The government was about the money while the workers were for fair practices. (Source: My mama [she’s a history teacher lol], Newsweek)
In the late 1800’s the average American worked 12-hours a day, seven days a week to make a living. Even kindergarten age kids were working these same hours in the coal mines and mills for lower wages. Can you imagine your 5-year-old child doing this today? I mean, I know 5-year-olds who throw tantrums because they have to color longer than they want
It's officially the first of September. A new month with new mercies, new opportunities, new revelations, and new or continued reasons to serve and praise.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 states, “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:” Verses 2-8 show the types of seasons that all people go through as we walk this Jesus journey. I don't know what type of season you're going through right now, but I want to encourage you to stay close to the unchanging hand of God.
If you are up, remember His faithfulness and give Him glory (Deut 8:18). If you are down, remember His faithfulness and give Him glory. Share your experiences with Him and cast your cares on Him, mainly because
Melanie N. Lee
I just REALLY love Jesus!!!
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