Easy Work

So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.  – Gen 29:20

Back in the day, Rachel’s father told Jacob that he would give his daughter to him.  The deal was that he had to work for the father for seven years.  Jacob didn’t blink at the proposal.  Seven years of work was worth the prize.

Are there things in my life that are worth the work?  Are there people in my life that are worth the work?  Does the prize so outweigh everything else that the labor does not seem like work?  There are.  Maybe a great gift of God is when our labor seems short and painless because of the end result.

God, thanks that there are things and people in my life that make the work seem easy.  May I be able to see your hand in the pleasure of the journey.

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