NaPoWriMo day 6…anything can be poetry, right? I wrote this for myself as a set of standards going into a new leadership position at my job.
As a shift leader
I will embody the fruits of the Spirit and will keep myself in humility as I strive to model Jesus’ example of a servant leader.
I will first commit to love all I work with
In word and deed.
I will enter each shift with joy evident
In my attitude
And strike out complaining.
I will display peace as I keep a level head
In tumultuous situations
And make and keep peace with others.
I will choose to be patient with coworkers, both those
Under my supervision and other leaders.
If I am frustrated, I will think before I speak
And if speaking is necessary, I will say it lovingly.
I will be kind, understanding when someone is having a rough day
And do my best to make their burden easier.
I will be faithful in keeping my word and working
I will be gentle when giving correction.
I will have self-control when I am tempted to take
The easy way out
Or cut corners in work or relationships.
I will uphold a standard of integrity,
And discourage gossip.
I will encourage others every day.
I will act intentionally.
I will not be afraid to ask for help when I need it,
Nor be afraid to try.
I will be humble in every interaction, remembering
Who I’m serving:
Others, not myself, and