It is possible for all of us to focus on the most urgent tasks at hand, but regret the small things that never seem to make it to the top of the list. There is so much vying for our attention and demanding our time. And the guilt trip is one that never finds its journe...
You are fine. Things in your life are okay. You are not going through a tragedy that’s rocking your world yet you don’t feel like there is anything to celebrate either. It’s like you can’t put your finger on what is wrong but you know that something isn’t quite right.
While numerous lifestyles contribute to a flurried, frenetic pace of constant activity, a heart in ministry can easily become "distracted with much serving," plastering Jesus-veneer over a fear of rest.
It’s the first week in January and everyone is making lists. Lists that will make them feel guilty. Lists that might make them feel a little more productive. Lists that will make them feel like this business of producing never, ever stops.