What happens when a day begins well but quickly spins out of control? How can you rise above the chaos?
Off to a good start
My morning began early, or what is early for me. I was up and moving towards a breakfast meeting with plenty of time to spare.
On my way out the door, I took some time to stop and read my devotional for the day. In part, it read,
This week we focus on prayer as intimate communication with God. As with any human relationship, we need to spend time together for that relationship to grow and deepen. Human relationships have different moments of greater and lesser intimacy – so, too, with God. Sometimes we are chatty, other times silent. Sometimes it’s easy spending time with God; other times it’s more difficult or taxing. There is no single way of relating to God, but as long as we are open, our relationship with God can grow in profound, sometimes unexpected ways.
Heading down the driveway God and I were “chatty.” Life was good, I was ahead of schedule, felt good and my day was off to a great start. [Read more…]