Groundhog Day is one of the best comedies of all time. But did you know it’s also considered one of the most spiritual movies ever made? What can its themes teach us about the importance of our work?
In the presence of God, Moses was required to respect the holy ground he was standing on. But God’s presence extends far beyond the burning bush of Exodus. We should be mindful that the earth is the Lord’s and since we are always in his presence everywhere we tread is in fact holy ground.
God seems to have designed “community” as the operating system for accomplishing his mission in our world. While many individuals and sectors have made great efforts in renewal and restoration, there is something that happens when people are committed to working together that brings unique power and depth to their work.
On page 103 of her book Kingdom Calling Amy Sherman highlights six characteristics of God’s work. His work is redemptive, creative, provisional, just, compassionate and revelatory. If what you do falls into one of these categories – and it almost certainly does – your work is significant because God can do his work through yours.