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! 

It’s not about me
November 9, 2020

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