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Getting Work Right: Labor and Leisure in a Fragmented World (Living Faith)

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If we don’t get Sunday right, we won’t get Monday—or any day of the workweek—right.

The divided life is a temptation so built into our society, we may not even recognize it. Yet most of us fall prey to it. We either undervalue work, resenting it as simply a job, or we overvalue it as an identity-defining career.

Michael Naughton, drawing on his background in both busines
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Kindle Edition, 152 pages
Published September 2nd 2019 by Emmaus Road Publishing
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John DeLucia
Jun 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the first of the “Living Faith Series” books I’ve read. I enjoyed it and found it of value. There is so much noise regarding “work/life balance”, “living wage”, and the nature of work. I think this book does a nice job explaining the Catholic teaching on all of the above with some great suggestions.
Emily Bassett
Jan 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
A dear friend gave this book to me (hardcover!), and it was exactly the right book for me at the right time. .. as I am looking for a framework to use as I go about looking for a second career, or a first vocation. I wrote all over the margins with comments and questions, it triggered much for me.

In any self-help book, I always want to hear about the author's personal journey, and this book left me hungry for more of that. But the anecdotes the author did share were rich, and pointed, and left m
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