Like cling wrap that seems to cling to everything besides that it is intended for, I find in myself times that I cling to things other than what I’m created for.
The things we allow ourselves to make time for are what become precious to us.
With all of the effort we put into settling into life and making ourselves as comfortable as we can, is it possible that we have forgotten that this life isn't the end of it all?
Colossians 3:23 "And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men."
"Peace is found in fulfilling our purpose."
Yes, I’ve been guilty of chasing donkeys – things that I think would “enhance” or in some way speed up the process of what we’re doing. The problem was, however, in chasing those donkeys I got sidetracked and my progress was hindered.
For most of us, there was time when we remember how clear things were for us in our faith: those early days when we first accepted Christ or those times when God bailed us out miraculously and we saw clearly. As time would have it and life ebbs and flows, slowly the clarity with which we understood our faith was dulled.