Holiday consumerism – how to be part of the solution

I absolutely agree! There is nothing more I would like to add. xxx

lindsay leigh bentley

photo 2-78I recently had a conversation with a sweet girl who works at a local fast food place.  She told me that they are open 24 hours a day, all year, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.

She said that people drive through, at 6 am, to pick up breakfast for their entire family on Christmas mornings.  She wasn’t jaded or bitter.  But she was sad.  She said she wished she could be at home on these holidays.  As she should be.

Now, I am concerned about the general lack of work ethic in our country.  But working on holidays isn’t about a healthy work ethic.

There is value in rest.  There is value in taking a break.  It renews the body, mind, and soul.

More and more companies are pushing or requiring their employees to work on holidays.

Why?

Because we demand it.

Because we can’t go one day without…

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