Bless My Toil
Lord, I love life because the work I do pleases me even though it's sometimes hard. I'm pleased with the work I have done and the work I am doing.
I pray that I leave every assignment better than the way I received it, and that I remain ever conscious of the one who will continue the task after me. I pray that the person to follow will be wise and not foolish – and able to build up on and improve the assignment I've poured my effort, heart and skill into.
My heart is pleased as I reflect over my toil, for to complete the job, I've utilized the wisdom, knowledge, and skill You've blessed me with, and I'm confident and comfortable with what I leave behind.
Even though various assignments are sometimes hard and painful, I don't consider them meaningless. Rather, I consider them joyful and rewarding. Your Word teaches me it's a blessing from You to find satisfaction in work because it's You I serve and without You I have no joy and fulfillment.
Lord, I work to please You because Your Word promises You'll give me wisdom, knowledge, and happiness. Do not let me toil in vain.