Time Wasters

    Time Wasters       We didn’t have much time to waste. Danny was in the facility to learn as much as possible quickly. His goal was to walk out of there and he concentrated on that and made effort to do so. How he walked and how he stepped had to be done right so that he wouldn’t learn a poor way of walking that would cause him problems later. You and I don’t have any time to waste either. There is much to learn in the Kingdom and we need to be as ready as ever. …

Take A Little Time

    Take A Little Time     On the third day… Esther 5: 1a Esther chose to deal with the crisis in her world by taking time to fast and pray. Esther not only prayed … she prayed for three days. The edict has gone out.  This is CRISIS mode! But rather than just shooting up a quick arrow prayer, Esther makes time to do the real work of prayer – for three days. These words by Oswald Chambers were uttered hundreds of years after Esther lived: Prayer is not a preparation for work, it IS work. Prayer is …

The Trap of Procrastination

Let’s face it. There are many tasks that we just don’t want to do. We put them off as long as possible because they are things we have to do, not things we want to do. Procrastination keeps us from fully living the way God wants us to. I didn’t grow up with perfectionist tendencies. However, I did wonder why I always procrastinated doing certain things. I read the book Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern when I was trying to learn to manage my time better. This book was life changing for me because she talked …

Too Many Hats!

None of us want to believe that we can ever have too much of a good thing: attention, money, desserts, etc. However, in the back of our minds, most of us can admit that we know excess leads to problems. Too much attention = aggravation (especially for us moms) Too much money (yeah, it happens) = discontentment and selfishness Too many desserts = well, that’s a no-brainer. I also think there is something often overlooked in most of our everyday lives that can be considered “excessive”, and that is the number of hats we wear. I’m not talking about fedoras, …