Time for me??!
In Mark 6:31 Jesus says "Come away by yourselves to a lonely place and rest a while." The reason given "for there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat."
I don't know about you but I have been so busy I didn't have time to eat -- or if I did eat it was munching on the run. All of our schedules can get that busy especially as we combine work, family - each ones separate with what the "whole" family is doing, and then the care receiver's schedule into the mix. But Jesus is telling us to "come away by yourselves."
Jesus regularly asks us to turn things 'upside' down -- last shall be first, love your enemies, forgive (so hard!) and judge not. AND He goes to the synagogue "as was his custom" (Luke 4:16) which is another 'hit' to the busy schedule. One way to think of it is if we are making it to church (synagogue) we are "coming away" -- right?
My question, for you, however is........ Is God asking you for time with God, by yourself, in Scripture (God's Word) and listening for what God is saying to you? Is God asking you for time with God to rest, renew and re-create? It is very possible God will help each of us see ways to change our priorities and our schedules.
I encourage you to "come away" to a "quiet place" and let God feed you with God's Word.
5/11/2019 10:45:00 am
TIME FOR ME?!!!! is the perfect title for an overwhelmed caregiver. It can even be the perfect title for any overwhelmed person. That Jesus was pulling his very busy disciples--so busy they didnt have time to eat---away to a quiet and lonely place "to rest a while" sounds PREPOSTEROUS! But like you said, Jesus had a way of turning things upside down to see the real truth or need of a situation. A sip, perhaps a whole cup of coffee, with God does not mean everything will change. It does mean your FOCUS will change. You will start LOOKING for how He is joining you in the craziness, or the sorrow, or the fatigue...or the pain. Makes all the difference in the world.
11/17/2019 06:59:18 am
We always need to have time for ourselves, I will tell you that much. It is not always that we have time for ourselves, but it is important that we do. If you just continue to work for the rest of your life, then believe me, you will have a hard time getting your mojo back. There are lots of people who do not think that it is the case, but believe me, it is. I hope that you spend time alone.
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