Articles from April 19, 2011
(The following essay was written by Oliver Le, age 12, as a reflection on a time when his father was out of work. His father is Fr. Anthony Viet Le.) This topic might seem weird, so I know that you’re asking the question in your head, “What’s good about not having a job?” Well, I’m going to show you. When people hear that you don’t have a job, they always give you a lot of sympathy and encouragement. Almost everybody thinks everything about it is bad, but not everything about it is bad. It may sound crazy to you, but not having a job teaches you a lot about your relationship with God. It also helps you learn to spend your money wisely, and tells you who your real friends are in your time of need.