Friday, June 10, 2011

Backwards...



It's Five Minute Friday again!! I'm joining Lisa Jo this week over at Gypsy Mama to write for 5 minutes on the prompt of her choice. This is the pure, unedited, love of the word here, it won't (ever!) be perfect-but that's WHY it is perfect.

Here are the rules:
1. Write for 5 minutes flat for pure unedited love of the written word.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. Get a little crazy with encouragement for the five minuter who linked up before you.


The prompt today is: 


Backwards...






GO:


Backwards. My days are backwards when I get up in the morning and head to the computer instead of my Bible. My days are backwards when I get more excited about a good sale at my favorite deal spot, than I get over the latest insight that the Lord has given me. 


My conversations are backwards when I get more wrapped up in what I'm DOing and what I want to be DOing than what God is teaching me and what I am becoming. 


My priorities are backwards when I focus more on having a clean house and orderly surroundings than I do on what my husband needs or what my God desires. 


It is so easy to let our days slip through our fingers in a backwards, unlived mess--all the while thinking that we are handling what is most important. I cleaned the house! I had a good conversation! I found the most aMAZing deal! But those things don't matter in eternity. What really matters is if we live our days front-wards. God first. Family second. Love, hope, joy. 


Are YOU living your days backwards or frontwards? 

1 comment:

  1. The computer bible thing is a kicker...now I have a bible app on my phone so I know whatever interrupts me in the morning I will get a few verses in before my feet hit the floor.
    Tee

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