She sees that her trading is profitable, (Prov. 31.18)But this area is also where we can be tempted by all kinds of evil (1 Tim. 6.10) in our love for money. When you’re establishing your profit margins, keep in mind that Golden Rule.
Loving your neighbor means fighting greed in your own life and oppression of others. That may mean not taking unfair advantage of superior knowledge or hoarding a scarce or vital resource and then price gouging (gas prices, anyone?).
With corporate scandals as prominent as they seem to be these days, Christians should be leading the charge and setting the bar high (any more clichés to add?) when it comes to integrity in the work place.
Whistle while you work because, when you work with integrity, you are obeying Jesus by loving your neighbor – even if they are your competitor/enemy.
What are the most significant challenges to living with integrity in your work world?