So, Byron, what do you do? And, we understand in our culture, this means, What is your job? http://christianrichardsonplus.accessnetwork.us/2016/11/02/professional-ideas-on-handy-products-of-job/We are sending the signal and not a completely misleading one, if we are honest that the second most important thing about a man is how he earns a living. I recognize the fact that this is a way of building relational bridges. We arent always connecting personal relevance too directly with this. Even so, I think many men believe their total reason for existence washes over them as they walk through the office door at 8 a.m. every Monday. Allowing our identity to be driven by our careers is a dangerous game. Why? As noted above, that identity is not always fully within our control. It can be stolen from us quicker than we can say, Can I get a box to pack my stuff? The thief might be a vindictive boss, unpredictable market forces or a new parent company that just needs to go in another direction. Placing our personal identity into our chosen line of work is like leaning back in a chair.
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