So then... what is hard work?
It means not just reading the Bible but doing what it says.
It means taking the time to forgive your enemies.
It means sacrificing a little sleep/work to go and exercise.
It means facing your fears to accomplish what you want.
It means not procrastinating about doing the most important thing. That's hard.
It means taking time to meet your boss and subordinates to tell them what is really on your mind.
It means being a man and telling people what you want, when you want it and how you want it.
It means telling people that you aren't going to be pushed around by them or will settle for shoddy service.
It means controlling your temper and listening to people's needs first.
It means being focused almost all of the time.
It means facing your fears in asking someone for a date.
It means even learning new social skills.
It means facing your fears of rejection.
It means facing up to your own weaknesses.
It means speaking the truth to people in love, even though the truth may hurt.
It means keeping in mind other people's interests as well as your own.
It means setting boundaries around yourself and others.
It means being a leader.
It means writing that book you've always wanted to write.