Rethinking “menial” tasks

When my children were babies, I felt very pressed for time. With all the demands of caring for a young family, I seemed unable to find time to do other things I really wanted to do. It was frustrating.

Then I learned two lessons that gave me a whole new perspective on time and how I was filling it. First, it dawned on me that I didn’t have to feel continually rushed. I could mentally take what I’d thought of as my day and my time and hand them over to a higher power. Why not place them in God’s hands, rather than be restricted to the ticking of a clock? It made sense to know that because God is all good, there would always be time for all of His goodness. It felt so liberating! 

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