VocationOn Daily Work

Dealing with Disappointment at Work

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Working with young adults starting their first jobs, I am often asked about disappointment at work. The expectation-reality gap of a new job can be an especially striking and confusing aspect of life in a fallen world. About 10 years ago, a company hired me to sort some of its problems. I was eager to...

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CultureChristianity & Culture

Doorways to Transcendence

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“Windows to transcendence” is the metaphor the brilliant sociologist Peter Berger offered, describing the way we see and don’t see the reality of the world around us. He argued that the Enlightenment vision of the modern world has closed those windows, believing that human beings do quite well, “enlightened” that we are as material accidents...

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