Why Celebrate Labor Day

worker - laborJoe Simmons, SJ, shares 32 Reasons to Celebrate Labor Day. Read the entire list over at The Jesuit Post, but here’s a sampling to get us thinking this holiday.

Labor is the smile mom forced to snuff out her yawn after working third shift.

Labor robs life of indolence to reward it with satisfaction.

Labor is the scratchy calloused palms your grandpa developed, so you wouldn’t have to.

Labor groans at sunrise, but sighs contentment at sunset.

Labor makes you appreciate a long weekend.



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