He notes that the current debate over the minimum wage is ultimately about whether workers ought to have time for anything but work. Working 40 hours at minimum wage doesn’t provide enough income for the basic necessities of life, especially for a family.
To whom or what do you ultimately belong? Do you belong to your possessions? To your boss? To your addictions? To your accomplishments? To your insecurities? To your fears about the future? To whom or to what do you ultimately belong?
If you take Sunday as your sabbath, come to worship leisurely. Schedule only time with friends or family. Have face-to-face conversations about where love’s beckoning you. Take a nap. Pray. Listen to music that fills your soul. And put one hand in, put one hand out, put one hand in and shake it all about. Do the hokey-pokey and turn yourself around, and know that this is, in some strange extraordinary, what it’s all about!