Working With Faith

Last night, I got to present a talk at Theology on Tap for the Muskegon Deanery in the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

I began by referencing The Clown of God by Tomie dePaola. No matter how insignificant your work may seem, it can give glory to God.

I then referenced Laborem Exercens by sharing the three-fold spirituality of work offered by John Paul II.

  1. Through work, you can participate in the work of the Creator
  2. Jesus was a worker himself - a carpenter
  3. The toil of work is best viewed in light of the paschal mystery

These were my starting points. Here’s my mind-map of the rest of my talk.

Michael Miller, Jr.