“Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty of sin.” (Deu 24:15)
Being aware of people’s circumstances is as easy as taking the time to get to know those you work with. Relationship is often cited as unnecessary in the workplace and actively discouraged in many leadership circles.
My view is that if you build relationship, you get to know your people and their strengths and weaknesses. The more you understand them and they understand you, the better you can work together. You can also see areas of development and unlock potential. Plus they will begin to trust you, and you will be able to help them in their circumstances and minister where possible.
Quick Prayer: Help me to be aware of people’s circumstances and to act accordingly. Amen.