It would seem that mundane tasks waste time needed in the pursuit of our calling; but God is looking for faithfulness, no matter the circumstances.
From God’s perspective, perseverance is the hallmark of faithfulness.
Proverbs 20:6 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
Colossians 3:23 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Zechariah 4:10 For who hath despised the day of small things?…
Job 8:7 Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.
Proverbs 28:20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
Galatians 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Matthew 25:2 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.