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Labor Day Resolutions?

Labor Day - this Monday -- means different things to different people.

To many workers, it retains its original meaning - a welcome break from physical labor in the form of a Federal holiday.

To other workers, Labor Day is synonymous with "Labor Day Weekend" and means a picnic, barbecue, or one last relaxing weekend getaway.

And for many of us, Labor Day and the end of summer means the resumption of Fall routines. In that sense, Labor Day is more of a "New Year's Day" than January 1st, because -- with the resumption of school and more predictable work patterns - early September is the time of year we get back into habits and routines.

So if this is a time for you to develop new eating, exercise, and sleep patterns, why not new spiritual habits as well?

I invite you, therefore, in the name of the church, to join me in making "Labor Day Resolutions," using some time this Monday to think through your daily and weekly habits, and deliberately schedule tim…