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THE GOAL—SATISFYING WORK, OR YOUR CALLING?
IN THE UNITED STATES, home of long work-hours and short vacations, less than half of all Americans say they're satisfied with their jobs. That figure is down from 61 percent 20 years ago, according to a study released in 2007 by the Conference Board, a business research organization. Other studies show variable job satisfaction levels around the world—generally higher in the UK and Western Europe than the US, though slipping in Germany, and lower in Eastern Europe and Japan.
When you're out of a job, or employed but concerned about being laid off, or approaching retirement, thinking about what makes you happy in your work might rank low in your priorities. But it could be the perfect time to invest substantially in that direction.
with contributions from ANNE MEPHAM, ANDREW CLIFTON, ROBERT G. DONALDSON, MARTHA GERSTENKORN, LAUREL MARQUART, MICHAEL C. LIPSCOMB
More than just a job
ITEMS OF INTEREST
with contributions from Barbara Brown Taylor, Ed Stannard
JOB QUEST FINDING THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION
BY REBECCA ODEGAARD
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Joseph, Karen with contributions from Paulette, Pril, Nergish, Veronike
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: NO CHANGE
BY DAVID DEWITT BOGGS
OUR FAMILY'S JOURNEY OUT OF UNEMPLOYMENT
BY LAURA THORBURN-GUNDLACH
Prayer for God's perfect peace in the Middle East
BY GLORIA ONYURU
ANGELS BY ANY NAME
BY DOROTHY HOLMES
MY PUSHBACK AGAINST DISTRACTION
BY CAROL MCFALL
MY MAIN PRIORITY
God is all around us
Caitlin with contributions from Sasha, Gracen
MEN AND WOMEN: GOD-CENTERED AND GOD-CONNECTED
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
GENDER-EQUALITY—A DIVINE RIGHT
SPIRITUAL INSIGHTS BRING DECISIVE HEALING
SANDRA H. SHREWSBURY
EXPECTATION OF HEALING BRINGS RESULTS
INSTANTLY HEALED FROM PAIN AND INJURY