Friday, October 1, 2010


How is the question on my mind lately...

  • How can I get it all done?
  • How do I, after a full days work, find the motivation and energy to study?
  • How do I, after a full days work, and following a 2 hours class after that, find the energy and motivation to complete another assignment?
  • How is the house going to get cleaned?
  • How does everything get completed?
  • How?
  • How?
  • How?
 and then I'm reminded... one thing at a time, that's how.

I'm thankful for this promise from the Lord:

"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
 "And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Matthew 6:25-34

1 comment:

Dad said...

I would say that not everything that's "gotta get done" really has "gotta get done." But your Mom would say that having that as my mantra, probably explains why I "ain't gettin' it done." :-) Work on the balance, and realize that everything we want to do, or feel must be done for others, isn't necessarily as critical as this world would make it seem. Continue to put the Lord first, and the other stuff so often has a way of working itself out.