Before starting my internship with Mary Kay Inc., I saw this quote online from its founder Mary Kay Ash: “God first. Family second. Career third.”
I thought to myself, “Wow. That's a really good philosophy to have,” but I also thought how difficult it would be to live it.
As a senior in college, I would look at the prospectives of the full-time job and think I had to make a choice between a strong, advancing career or a faith laced into the fabric of my job. My faith is a very important part of who I am, but from what I've heard, the “real world” isn't too keen on God in the workplace. Sometimes, faith is even an impediment on advancing in a job. I thought that I would have to compromise on the blooming career, living out my faith through my job or both.
However, working with Mary...