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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Too busy and overwhelmed?

This is a little meditation I that wrote when wondering what to write about on a very busy day.

I'm sitting here wondering what to write about after today's bible study.  Truth is I'm tired and have a million things to do before my in-laws come for a visit.  Grocery shopping and other errands need to get done.  I'm also recovering from a small group (about 35 people) camp-out and all that stuff has to be put away.  My children also get out of school tomorrow for the summer and I have my other job, part time at the gym to do.  As I'm pondering what all that will need to be accomplished and feeling way over-whelmed, a verse is whispered into my head.

Matthew 6:24  Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

I laugh to myself.   Do I really believe this?  Am I jamming more stuff onto today just so I can "rest" tomorrow?  Am I so busy that I am just running in circles? Am I too busy to be used by God?

Truth is some-days I am.  Today I am.  

So I press pause and wait.  Breathing in and out and just waiting.  I quite down my busy mind.

A song enters my mind.  I sing along as my prayer.

I change my priorities and put worship of my God back into first place.  The place that once had been replaced by my business.  I repent and then....

I start over....

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