There I was… looking all over the place but I could not find it!
I’ve tried to find the time to do all that life seems to demand of me but I can’t seem to find it. And when I think I’ve found it, it slips away and gets lost yet again somewhere under the laundry, the bedtime stories, the dishes, my “9 to 5”, pillow talk, social media, date night, movie night, and “I don’t feel like doing anything” night.
So what’s a girl to do? How do we find the time to get it all done and keep our sanity?
The answer is this: we don’t!
Number 1: We don’t have to find time. We need to make time.
And number 2: we don’t have to get it all done. We need to only do what matters.
Doesn’t it all matter? Maybe. Maybe not. We are wise to make that question a matter of prayer.
In Psalm 90:12 Moses prays, “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” A good way to gain wisdom is to learn to live each day with an eternal perspective. Knowing that we will have to give an account to the One who gives us time should motivate us to use it well.
This idea of making time rather than finding time has been a life-changer for me. It has involved cutting back, letting go, and saying no. All of which has led to more quality in my time with family, my time working, and my time with God.
Mind you, I have a long way to go before I can say I’ve totally gotten a handle on my time management struggle, but I’m hopeful.
On that note, I’ve decided to make some changes to the blogging schedule. I’m making some time for drafting future posts, prepping for speaking engagements, booking promo events, as well as the work involved for a Bible Study class I’ll be leading in the Fall.
Wisdom has led me to make time for these things, my family, and my friends by swapping out some of my time spent on social media and blog posts.
I’m excited. I’m encouraged. And I’m grateful for you and your support.
Consider making some time for yourself as well. It may not involve the same adjustments I’m implementing, but perhaps you too could benefit from some type of change in how you have been “numbering your days.”
Join me as I stop trying to find time and start making time!
See you in the Fall.
Ways to continue to show support and say in touch throughout the summer:
- Keep us in your prayers.
- Get your copy of 31 Thirst Quenchers and use it as a guide as you dive into God’s Word.
- Become a subscriber and receive email updates of everything going on with us by clicking here and filling out the box in the sidebar.
- Click here to contact us or to submit a speaker request form.