We have crazy days in the church office (as noted by Kimmy’s post yesterday) Here is an example of the bad days I had working in the church office.
Good Days; Bad Days
On a good day, enjoy yourself; on a bad day, examine
your conscience. God arranges for both kinds of days
so that we won’t take anything for granted. Ecclesiastes 7:14
I’m not so sure the author of Ecclesiastes (King David’s son) ever had a bad day. Even if I were to work in total isolation, I could find ways to screw up a project or forget about an important deadline.
My top ten bad days at the office:
10. A child got sick, and I was the only one around to clean up the mess;
9. The family I found to help for Christmas defrauded other churches in the community, too;
8. My boss confessed that he had been unfaithful to his wife;
7. My favorite pastor/boss (not the same one that had an affair) announced his retirement;
6. I backed into another car in the parking lot at a body repair shop after dropping a co-worker off to pick up her car;
5. Someone stole my wallet from underneath my desk the week before Christmas;
4. Cutbacks in the budget sent a couple of my co-workers out looking for new jobs;
3. I failed to read the fine print on a contract that cost the office a lot of money;
2. I ate a bad tuna salad sandwich and spent the rest of the day in the ladies’ room; and
1. Someone ate the last chocolate doughnut I’d been eyeing all morning.
My top good days: All the rest of the days!