KNOWING WHAT WE SWEEP
A New Broom Sweeps Clean.
A large company, feeling it was time for a shakeup, hired a new CEO. The new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers.?
On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning against a wall. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant business. He asked the guy, “How much money do you make a week?”?
A little surprised, the young man looked at him and said, “I make $400 a week. Why?”?
The CEO said, “Wait right here.” He walked back to his office, came back in two minutes, and handed the guy $1,600 in cash and said, “Here’s four weeks’ pay. Now GET OUT and don’t come back.”?
Feeling pretty good about himself, the CEO looked around the room and asked, “Does anyone want to tell me what that goof-ball did here?”?
From across the room a voice said, “Pizza delivery guy from Domino’s.”
Paul, an apostle, wrote, “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” Sometimes what we see does not fit with what we say. Before we sweep, we should know what we are sweeping.
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.” Jesus