If you’re in I-have-to mode, today will be like working on an assembly line, one glum chore after another. I-choose-to is just the opposite. It spruces up even the dullest doing.

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord. . . .” Colossians 3:23

“[When] service is . . . a matter of duty . . ., the soul finds itself saying, instead of the 'May I?' of love, the 'Must I?' of duty.” Hannah Whitall Smith