labor for the common good

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Almighty God, you have so linked our lives one with another
   that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives:
so guide us in the work we do,
   that we may do it not for ourselves alone,
   but for the common good;
and, as we seek a proper return for our own labor,
   make us mindful of the rightful aspirations of other workers,
   and arouse our concern for those who are out of work;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
   who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
   one God, for ever and ever.

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As we pray to our God and Father about you, we think of your faithful work, your loving deeds, and the enduring hope you have because of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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