THIS SERIES: CELEBRATE THE PRESENT
Sound familiar? Maybe it’s time to look again at our ‘To Do’ lists…....
John Wesley wrote:
because I never undertake any more work than I can go through with perfect calmness of spirit.”
Biblical wisdom is essentially a ‘plan that works’, a plan that has an anointing for success. And we are invited to ask the Lord for the wisdom we need [James 1:5]. An anointed plan – is this the answer for our stress filled days? His plan may mean scratching some things from our list - this is where trust comes in – the trust that He has our interests at heart and knows exactly what we need.
Interestingly, the Hebrew day started at nightfall, meaning that the day started with rest. The hours of sleep therefore became preparation for the coming work hours, rather than for the collapse of exhaustion afterwards. How about starting your day in the same way, asking for the Lord’s plan for the morrow and His equipping with everything you will need while you sleep?
In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.
[ Proverbs 3:5,6 NKJV]
He has made everything beautiful in its time.
He has also set eternity in the human heart…..
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