00243 - Procrastinating
Updated: Mar 9
The dictionary definition is ‘the action of delaying or postponing something.’ What I find funny here is that the definition uses the verb ‘action’ for doing nothing. In reality, it takes more energy and time to do nothing than getting the job done in the first place!
Let’s face it, most of us avoid doing the things we don’t want to do, which often causes us some stress. We know that things pile up and still need to be done. The real trouble comes when peoples expectations are not met, no one feels good then!
1 Corinthians 14:40 says ‘But be sure that everything is done properly and in order.’ (NLT) Pick a day in the week where you have the most energy and tackle one of those things you deferred. That’s 52 things you could achieve in a year! Have a go, everything will change for the better.
Delaying things builds up a head of stress, just do one frustrating thing a week and you’ll be fine.
Lord, please help me motivate myself to achieve something each and every week. Amen.
Find a friend who suffers the same problem, make and compare lists and then help each other achieve them.
(NLT) Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
Copyright © Carl Brettle – All Rights Reserved.
To use in other publications. You can use all of this devotional. You will need to use this credit. Copyright www.faithlift.org by Carl Brettle, subscribe for free.